4.0    EPILOGUE:

 

OUR MOON HAS NOT ONLY PLAYED AN ESSENTIAL ROLE IN OUR PAST. MANY LOOK TO IT FOR OUR FUTURE. WITH THE POSSIBLE DISCOVERY OF SUBSTANTIAL WATER DEPOSITS AT THE MOONíS POLAR CAPS, SCIENTISTS ARE NOW WORKING ON MAKING HER OUR STEPPING STONE TO THE PLANETS. ROCKET FUEL AND BUILDING MATERIAL ARE ABUNDANT ON THE MOON AND AS THE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED TO EXPLOIT THESE RESOURCES TO LAUNCH MANKIND ON THE ROAD TO SPACE COLONISATION PROGRESSES, WE MAY YET SEE ANOTHER GREAT STEP IN MANKINDíS ODYSSEY. WITH THE SIGNS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DETERIARATION BEGINNING TO RING ALARM BELLS, SUCH DEVELOPMENTS MIGHT PROVE TIMELY INDEED. HAVING SEEN HOW IMPORTANT OUR MOON IS TO OUR EXISTENCE AND DEVELOPEMENT, IN ADDITION TO DISTANCE FROM HEAT SOURCES AND ATMOSPHERIC CONTENT, SCIENTISTS SHOULD START LOOKING FOR PLANETS WITH A MOON LIKE OURS AS SUITABLE CANDIDATES FOR A NEW HOME.

 

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