We already have a base on the Moon
And so do Aliens, because the Moon is a base. On the surface there might be a human base. But inside, Aliens are using.
Watch the Return To Space or whatever on Netflix. Apparently he doesn't know anything about the already existing base on the Moon. Probably a base on Mars as well.
The method he's using to get people to space sucks. Make a space ship, like Aliens have. Anti gravity or whatever.