In a recent press conference NASA Administrator, Charles Bolden, announced the next footprints on the Moon won’t be footprints at all, but paw prints.
Early this morning NASA publicized their latest plan in the long-term Journey To Mars: to send three wolves to the Moon for the purpose of monitoring the effects spaceflight has on other species for when the time comes for Mars Colonization.
“When the colonization of Mars begins...that’s right... not if, but when it happens…. We need to create a surface habitat that is as close to an Earth-like environment as possible to lessen the shock and isolation for our pioneering crew. To do this we must resolve the issue of maintaining an array of species, both animal and plant-like, on a foreign surface,” said Bolden.*
Little is known at this point about the exact ins and outs, the hows and the whens of this three wolf moon expedition. NASA seems to be playing this one close to the chest, BUT it seems they have decided to share Earth’s unique “intrinsically sweet and worth 5 stars” magic with the universe. You’re welcome extraterrestrials.
*...Oh, did we mention... APRIL FOOLS!
Gotcha #MountainTribe! Although NASA is taking extensive steps towards Mars, (super awesome right?) they will not be sending wolves to the Moon any time soon. Which stinks because Space looks so much cooler when there are wolves in it...
& thanks for being such great sports #MountainTribe!
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