Moon Landing: A Giant Leap or a Stumbling Block?

The barren site of dismantled Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station in Australia that was the first to broadcast man on the Moon
The barren site of dismantled Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station in Australia

Paul Spudis is no more. He had helped with crucial components of India’s Chandrayaan-I endeavour. An American geologist, he had dedicated his entire career to the study of the Moon. He badly wanted to see man on the Moon once again during his lifetime.

Man first stepped on the Moon in 1969. On 20 July 1969 to be precise. Five more Apollo missions carried astronauts to the Moon. By…