To the Moon? Yes, But why not use the Space Elevator?

Tech Central pundit Glenn Harlan Reynolds muses in his piece "Is This the Right Way to Return to the Moon?" on NASA's $104 billion announcement on Monday for a return to the Moon by 2018 and why the money would be better spent on the Space Elevator.

I'm all for the President's Vision for Space Exploration however the implementation of it appears to be on a rocky road. have a look at this news item by Keith Cowing of SpaceRef, "NASA Revives Apollo - While Starving Space Life Science".

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