The Artemis Project
Have you ever had the fantasy of visiting the moon, grabbing a rock, 1 into space so it will float forever? Soon, if you’ve got the cash, you’ll be able to. Enter the Artemis Project. This 2 project is a private venture that will establish a permanent, self-supporting manned lunar 3 into a community on the moon that people can live in.
Gregory Bennett, the founder of the Artemis Project, responds to skeptics by saying that it’s not a question of 4 but rather how long it will take to complete.  Nevertheless, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on 6 craggy surface. That moment became a crowning achievement for both the space community and for humanity itself. Despite the significance of the occasion, viewers almost undoubtedly thought, “That looks like fun!” when they first saw images on the television screen of Armstrong’s 7 figure bouncing.
The Artemis team is taking a practical approach to a human fantasy: they are marketing the project of a lunar base as 8 The goal is to pay for the initial lunar base primarily by 9 the fun factor in space flight. The project is modeled after mass-marketing ventures that tie movies and television shows in with associated merchandise and services. Artemis Project comic books, toys, magazines, and action figures 10
So what will a two-week vacation to the moon cost? Apparently about the same as a grand tour of European capitals. For around $10,000, you will have the opportunity 11 in zero gravity, sightsee for the few days it takes to arrive, and take some moonwalks. If you’re in the mood, perhaps 12 a bus tour of the moon’s surface in a special lunar-mobile. 
At first, the expedition-class flights will be for rugged explorers, the sort of people who go on safaris, climb mountains, and explore hidden caves. 14 however, the lunar tourism industry will grow into luxury-class trips suitable for the casual sightseer. A five-star hotel is already in the works. However, if you are one of those ready to book a flight, don’t pack your bags quite yet – your flight is not scheduled to depart for at least a couple of decades! 
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The writer wants to emphasize the Artemis team’s intention to take advantage of people’s desire to have fun in space in order to publicize their project. Given that goal, which of the following is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
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Although the United States government does not encourage the project, some NASA workers do support the program.
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Suppose the writer had intended to write a brief essay persuading readers of the scientific advantages of space travel. Would this essay fulfill that goal?CorrectIncorrect