The First Expedition

Life on the Moon is perfect — until it isn’t

A colourful transition from day to night with a simple melting border.
Graphic: Kieran Stone/Getty Images

Nina Benkowitz White stepped out into the bright Moon air. The Moon, the good old Moon! The journey had felt longer than she’d expected, but what had she expected, really, and why? They had made it through the nothingness and into now. The travelers had all been put into stasis, not that the moon flight took that…