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Why the Moon Fascinates Us
Jul 01, 2014 | Video by Asher Isbrucker
Between 1969 and 1972, NASA sent a half-dozen manned missions to the moon. Why haven't we gone back? Is there nothing left to learn? Filmmaker Asher Isbrucker asks these questions—and many more—as he considers the intimate bond between people and Earth's lunar sibling. "A beacon of the unknown, the moon is a flagpost of the beyond, the barren, and the desolate," he says. "But does the moon still hold mysteries for us to contemplate?"