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Via Kurzweil: Gingrich wants a moon base

Gingrich proposes Moon base by 2020

January 27, 2012
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Domed lunar settlement (credit: Pat Rawlings/NASA)

Newt Gingrich has called for a bold, aggressive space program that would establish a permanent base on the Moon by 2020, along with a next-generation propulsion system for taking humans to Mars, and commercial near-Earth activities that include science, tourism, and manufacturing.

Transcript of the speech, courtesy of the National Space Society. Click here for video of speech.

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 01:32PM by Registered CommenterJoel | CommentsPost a Comment

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