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What it took to land on the moon

George W.S. Abbey

What it took to land on the moon.

"The road is difficult and challenging and the environment both hostile an unforgiving, but the prize is worth winning and the potential return well worthy of the effort," writes space policy fellow George Abbey of U.S. efforts to land on the moon — and of future efforts to return to deep space. Read Abbey's commentary in the Aug. 1, 2019, issue of Space News