Imperialism on the Moon: How U.S. is taking geopolitical rivalries to space
The U.S. loves to project itself as the biggest empire of our times. And it is quickly changing gears now
its imperialist ambitions from the terrestrial to the extraterrestrial level–eyeing the Moon, again.
The Pentagon and the U.S.-based National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have been working at breakneck speed since 2020
The Artemis Program is ostensibly a landmark project to return humans to the Moon in 2025
the first woman and the first person of color to walk on lunar surface since the last moonwalk in 1972
The mission's long-term aim is to establish the first-ever crewed lunar bases
France is the latest major nation to enter the Artemis Program's fold, signing up this month