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Moon Fever

First it was a heavenly body—a beacon, or a world, a place where no one could possibly go. Then, from 1969 to 1972, twelve people landed there in spaceships. On behalf of all humanity, they said. Is it time to go back?

For the New York Review of Books, August 15, 2019

Charles Le Morvan: Systematic Photographic Map of the Moon, Decreasing Phases, 1899–1909

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