Paul Spudis

40 Years After Apollo, the Moon Still Beckons

by Nancy Atkinson December 5, 2012

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter 40 years ago this week, the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, launched to the Moon. In this new video produced by author Andrew Chaikin, geologist Paul Spudis of the Lunar and Planetary Institute explains why the Moon still beckons, “not just […]

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Paul Spudis’ Plan for a Sustainable and Affordable Lunar Base

by Nancy Atkinson October 20, 2011

It’s long been a dream to have a human settlement on the Moon, but in this age of budget cuts and indecisive plans for NASA’s future, a Moon base may seem too costly and beyond our reach. However, noted lunar scientist Dr. Paul Spudis from the Lunar and Planetary Institute and a colleague, Tony Lavoie […]

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