America’s Secret Underground Military Base on the Moon – Lunex Expedition
Nov 10, 2021
A top-secret document describing a 1958 United States Air Force program to build an underground base on the Moon was redacted right after the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik program.
The report stated that: “The Lunar Expedition base has its objective manned exploration of the moon with the first manned landing and return in late 1967. This one achievement, if accomplished before the USSR, will serve to demonstrate conclusively that this nation possesses the capability to win future competition in technology. No space achievement short of this goal will have equal technological significance, historical impact, or excite the entire world.”
While NASA would eventually develop its own plan to land a man on the Moon, as so eloquently stated in President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 ‘We choose to go to the Moon’ speech, the Air Force didn’t want to wait for a mere scientific expedition.
Instead, they wanted the: “strategic high ground,” and that meant having a US military station firmly entrenched on the Moon, well above its enemies on Earth.
The Abandoned Soviet Zvezda Moon Base
Mar 3, 2022
The Soviets were so satisfied with the results of their Sputnik program that in 1962, they launched a top-secret project to develop a self-sufficient moonbase. The plan was codenamed Zvezda or Star, and its objective was to take over the Moon before the Americans.
The objective was overly ambitious and called for the establishment of several habitation modules that would be half-buried with regolith to conceal them. They would also be equipped with a wheeled chassis to reposition the base.
Zvezda’s development looked promising until disaster struck the N1 human lunar expedition program.
The powerful rocket that would carry the facility’s components to the Moon began suffering a series of crucial setbacks, and it looked like there was no other vehicle on the market that could be up to the task.
That is, until a prominent engineer and designer came up with a potential solution…
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I’m disappointed that there are no bases on the /moon. That we know of, anyway. If there were, it would explain the fresh fruit on the cargo manifests, eh.
Anyway, I’m even more disappointed with the adversarial attitudes, especially ours. I mean, it’s always war, war, war. Since forever and a day. Humans can be pathetic. I hope someday we grow out of it so we can reach our true potential. I am not holding my breath, don’tcha know.