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Mars should be the next destination for humankind. Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock.com

Young Americans deserve a 21st-century Moonshot to Mars

Americans need a new multi-decade Moonshot that will inspire several generations to shoot for the stars and pursue careers in space engineering and exploration.
Eugene Cernan inside the lunar module after his second moonwalk of the mission. His spacesuit is covered with moondust. NASA

‘Peace and hope for all mankind’: the stellar legacy of the last moon landing

Often eclipsed by Apollo 11, the final manned moonshot left far more than bootprints in the dust. In these troubling times, it also left us with a lasting message of hope.

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