NASA Names New Moon Landing Program Artemis After Apollo’s Sister

Andy Weir, who wrote The Martian also wrote a novel titled Artemis. It is set on the Moon in a colony that is a host to Astro tourists who comes to view the historic moon landing sites. Recommended reading if you are interested in what it might be like to live on the Moon.  The story is about a petty criminal who gets in over her head, a good story but I found the living conditions and moon survival challenges more interesting.  Andy did his homework in crafting this SyFi novel.

Andy Weir’s The Martian was made into a movie firing the imagination of millions and adding thrust for humans going to Mars. I read a rumor that Artemis was going to be a summer movie. This should fuel more interest in living on the Moon. 

Continue reading about NASA’s Artemis HERE.

Link to Andy Weir’s Artemis:


About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.
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