In the future we might get sick of hearing people tell their stories about going to the Moon. Perhaps the Moon will just be like thinking about today's Antarctica – a remote but accessible place.
Tourism, mining and new settlements are possibilities for our Moon. But what rules and regulations should govern our behavior there?
A new study suggests that we should limit ourselves to developing just one eight of the solar system.
Scientists are figuring out how to reduce the cost of space travel – to and from the Moon and possibly to Mars. One approach is to mine the Moon for resources necessary for interplanetary travel.