Science: At Home on the Moon

No man has yet landed on the moon, and none is likely to for a long time. This dull fact does not keep interplanetary enthusiasts from planning what they will do when they get there. In the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Draftsman Paul L. Sowerby solemnly furrows his brow about lunar construction methods. In this small field alone* he finds enough practical difficulties to make the glittering lunar cities of the space romancers look like hashish visions.

Lunar building contractors, Sowerby concedes, would have to cope with odd conditions. Surveyors, wearing space suits, might have trouble looking through their instruments....

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