Divided Feelings About The New Space Boom

What it’s like when you’re a rocket nerd, an outer-space environmentalist, and opposed to Russia’s invasion

Clive Thompson

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The moon, bright and full and in closeup, against a black sky
Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

Russia’s recent disaster of a moon landing has prompted some curiously divided feelings in me.

On the one hand, I’m super excited by the recent surge of moon missions. I was a young child…

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Clive Thompson

I write 2X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @clive@saturation.social clive@clivethompson.net