Vol. 29, No. 3 (Fall 2004)
Establishing a Moon Base and Exploring
Herbert F. Mataré
The author comments on a recent article by Klaus P. Heiss which
advocated the establishment of a human colony on the moon both
for tapping the wealth of the moon and as a base for manned
space exploration and possible colonization at some future date.
But while he finds the idea of a moon base to be plausible he
expresses skepticism of human ability to ever establish colonies
elsewhere in the universe.