Thanks to Steve Shanafelt for a great interview, and even better article. Steve wrote about our SML Kickstarter campaign to buy the moon, build a moon base, and write a folk album. Here’s a snippet:
So, why buy the moon?
“All the brilliant scientists, physicists and astronomers say one day humanity will have to leave the Earth,” explains MacKenzie. “We’re depleting its resources. We either need another Earth, or we need to leave this one.” Adding to this, Giavedoni says “Of all the planets to pick, it seems to most reasonable.” (While some might point out that the moon isn’t a planet, but, you know, a moon, she does make a convincing point.)