Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Reality inching closer -- the science fiction some of the world's major space agency's meeting in Washington talking about creating.
The first permanent base on the -- Whereas -- Gingrich when you -- Tom Jones former NASA astronaut Fox's contributor he wrote the book sky walking an astronaut memo on Tom good morning.
Myself a lot of folks are racing to do this the Russians are talking about a Japanese are talking -- that had some within NASA are talking about it.
What does -- moon -- do for us in terms of expiration time.
The reason have a moon base bill is to go after the resources that are on the moon.
As all the scientific knowledge that we can gain -- about the the early history of the earth but the real thing has the resources.
There's water ice at the South Pole the moon we've discovered this with -- -- orbiting unmanned probes.
And these other countries -- here after the space station near as ever talking about.
Tapping those resources to establish a permanent outpost there and their resources at both places and they each have their pros and cons but.
It seems obvious that with our Apollo experienced the -- would be a natural choice to check out these resources.
And that could lower the cost of overall exploration to the asteroids and --
Filter by section