Yeah, but… how are they gonna GET there?

Moon
Link: starbulletin.com | News | /2007/02/18/.

SAN FRANCISCO ยป In this city famous for the Gold Rush, a University of Hawaii researcher joined a former Apollo astronaut yesterday in touting the mining of a resource on the moon that holds the promise of cheap, clean abundant energy on Earth.

The resource is helium-3, a rare isotope on Earth that is plentiful on the lunar surface due to billions of years of exposure to the solar wind.