How much would it cost to live on the Moon?

Wendover Productions calculates and explains how much it would cost to live on the Moon in nine minutes.
By | Published: September 29, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Artistic depiction of a NASA lunar base.
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People have dreamt about living on the Moon for a long time, and while it is possible, it is also costly. Wendover Productions made a video explaining exactly how much it would cost to live on the Moon.

To calculate the amount, they figured out things such as how much a rocket would cost to use per pound, the cost of landers, the cost of a lunar base, and greenhouses for food.The grand total for four astronauts to live on the Moon for one year comes out to $36,000,000,000.

Find out more about what else was included in the equation below.