• Kenya could be the heart of moon colonization, says 'The Martian' author Andy Weir - here's why

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Andy Weir, author of "The Martian," released a novel called "Artemis" on Tuesday.
    In the book, tourists get to the moon by launching in spaceships from Kenya.
    Weir thinks building a lunar spaceport in an African country isn't as far-fetched as it sounds.
    Kenya could circumvent out-of-date US space regulations, launch rockets with less fuel, and improve the economics of space travel.
    Kenya isn't the first country you'd think of to locate a spaceport for launching people to and from the moon, but in " Artemis ", a new sci-fi novel by " The Martian " author Andy Weir, that is precisely the...
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