Just in time for the half-century anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing [see our special report], the White House has declared the U.S. is going back to the moon within the next five years. “The first woman and the next man on the moon will both be American astronauts, launched by American rockets, from American soil,” said Vice President Mike Pence during remarks in late March at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.