The Week in Pictures: Newt Gingrich's Colony on the Moon, a Folding Microcar, and More

Alex Davies

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
February 3, 2012

Newt's Big Dreams

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Newt Gingrich declared this week at a campaign stop that he would ensure that there would be an American moon base by the end of his second term.

Now, while this certainly seems like a crazy thing for a professed Big Government-hating conservative to say while trying to become the Tea Party's hero candidate, it's only a semi-crazy thing to say if you happen to be a Silicon Valley entrepreneur.

READ THE FULL STORY: Newt Gingrich Wants to Build a Lunar Base & Mine the Moon. How Would That Work?