Traveling to the moon must have felt like an insurmountable task back in the 1960s, even for NASA and the USA. Even now, it is not a trek that has been often repeated. Charles Branson, the British billionaire, seems to have settled on taking his space tourists just a wee bit of the way there. You can only golf for so long on the moon anyway.
Breaking things down into bit-sized chunks can go a long way towards helping you accomplish seemingly overwhelming career-related or space-exploration goals.
If you want to replicate Neil Armstrong’s daring adventure and visit the moon for yourself, you have to first of all figure out where you would like to go and when you would like to get there. Read the travel brochures; you might want to schedule your lunar holiday for a time when it is only minus 85 degrees celsius or plus 98. The triple digit temperatures are sure to affect your golf game.
From there, you need to deal with one little insignificant detail: how you are going to get there. Perhaps you could lobby the United Nations to move the moon closer to the earth to make your job considerably easier. Controlling the world’s climate is on their agenda so why not moving the moon? Get Branson to build a moon base, book yourself a space tourist spot for a cool 12 million or so, and you are good to go.
Which brings up the question of funding. Money follows vision. If you know what you really want to do and it is a worthwhile venture, something that will provide a significant service to others, chances are that somebody out their might be interested in helping you pay for it. One obvious thing you might consider is a student loan. But this may just be the tip of the potential funding iceberg.
Don’t try to reach the moon in one day. Take small steps towards your large goal.