In implementing President Donald Trump’s historic vision for America to go beyond the Moon and Mars, Vice President Pence sent a clear message that Americans were returning to the Moon by 2024 – and we are going there to stay.
Fiction is often a foretaste of truth yet to be discovered.
In Congress they are exploring the idea of a Space Command that will protect existing assets, but we need a plan that will lead to a United States Space Force that will protect both existing and future assets.
The fact is that we live in a time when space is the new frontier and, barring the Second Coming of our Lord, needs to be dominated by the United States rather than China, Russia, or some other country. The nation that controls space is the nation that will dominate the world as we know it.