After he went to Mars, Andy Weir went to the Moon. The acclaimed science fiction author followed up The Martian, a novel of human exploration on the red planet, with a high-concept tale of men and women living and working on Earth’s huge natural satellite. It is no coincidence that NASA chose his title—Artemis—as the name for its new effort to return humans to the lunar surface 50 years after Apollo 11.  In Greek mythology, Artemis was Apollo’s twin sister, a ...


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