‘The Martian’ author Andy Weir solved moon economics to make his new book ‘Artemis’ believable
|11/12/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- “The Martian” author Andy Weir has a new novel about a heist on the moon called “Artemis”.
- The book, which goes on sale Tuesday, strives for a high level of scientific and economic realism to make its story believable.
- The author used real-world economics to create a reason his fictional moon colony might exist.
- According to Weir’s calculations, in a few decades it may cost $70,000 for a two-week vacation to the moon.