Space rock showers, poison dust, killer radiation next to zero atmosphere—the moon seems inhospitable until you look into its past.
Mars is the obvious first choice for future space colonization. Though the Red Planet hardly has more of an atmosphere than our moon and is incessantly bombarded with cosmic radiation, the hype mostly comes from the prospect of exploring a planet we’ve never put boots on before. There are already footprints on the moon. We’ve brought back moon rocks and moon dust. But. NASA has recently found evidence that our satellite once had an atmosphere, and that could make it that much more attractive for anyone looking to get off this planet.
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