photo of astronaut on the moon with an Apollo lander, moon buggy, and American flagBeen there, done that. So why send humans back to the Moon? asks Alexandra Witze (@alexwitze) in an opinion piece for Nature. Politics and technology, not science, are (again) driving forces behind the latest Moon mission, Artemis I, which launched in November. But outside of any geopolitical or scientific gains, she asks, could the new missions help humanity recapture our sense of wonder about exploring our solar system? Image: Harrison Schmitt / NASA