Nearly 40 years have passed since our last journey to the moon and future plans for NASA don't seem to include jaunts to the Sea of Tranquility. So are we going back to the moon? Elon Musk says his SpaceX Starship could go to the moon by 2021. Actually, About That Whole 'We're Going to the Moon in 2024' Thing... Congress is skeptical we can make it back in four years, when we don't even know how much it will cost. Faced with the immense challenges that plagued NASA during the 1950s and '60s, it is no small wonder that anyone ever made it to the Moon. The space agency is planning to begin the testing of new landers by 2024 and aims to have a crew on the surface by 2028.

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SPACE FORCE: We're Going Back To The Moon In The Hysterical Official Trailer For Steve Carell's New Series. NASA is going back to the Moon and it won't just be a flying visit.

Plans to return to the lunar surface keep getting moved up even though none of the vehicles for the trip has left the ground.
“If you only have a limited amount of money, maybe going to Mars is the better option rather than going back to the moon,” Kelly said.

The second reason hampering lunar exploration is the sheer danger of such an enterprise. Going Back: Why returning to the moon is so important for the U.S. Alex Stuckey July 15, 2019 Updated: Sep. 5, 2019 9:59 a.m. Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Reddit Pinterest NASA: We’re going back to the moon, and beyond NASA remains committed to supporting a space economy in low-Earth orbit for research, crew training and more: Opposing view You bet we are. Although there are many good reasons to go back to the Moon, it's tough to get a political consensus on spending taxpayer money to do it. By David Grossman