The Moon

January 25, 2011

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The Moon has been a source of awe, worship, and inspiration for mankind since the dawn of time. From its use as a calendar to JFK’s enthusiastic call for its exploration, the Moon has been a constant in the life of our planet and our species. Yet after six moon landings and countless probes, there are still mysteries to be solved and questions to be answered about the Moon and its true potential for humankind.

Listen in as representatives from The Adler Planetarium and NASA’s Luna Institute talk about Earth’s closest neighbor, teach us about our relationship with the Moon, and discuss NASA’s near-term strategies for exploring the Moon and why it can be a platform for the next generation of science.

Recorded Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Illinois Institute of Technology, McCormick Tribune Campus Center.