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News from all over the solar system to people living in the early 21st Century / Chroniques de la conquête du système solaire
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After Mars mission, India plans manned moon mission

After Mars mission, India plans manned moon mission | Space matters | Scoop.it
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a manned moon mission, sources told Headlines Today on December 26.
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They're as far as indentifying the qualitative requirements for the crew !

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NASA Authorization Act pushes for Moon and Mars priority | NASASpaceFlight.com

NASA Authorization Act pushes for Moon and Mars priority | NASASpaceFlight.com | Space matters | Scoop.it
The House Science space subcommittee's 2013 Authorization Act intends to refocus NASA's exploration path towards prioritizing the goal of landing humans on both
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Yet, NASA warns that focusing on the Moon as well as Mars will harm its Mars exploration program & timetable.

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Returning from the moon

Returning from the moon | Space matters | Scoop.it
HERE'S A nice story for business travellers frustrated by paperwork: when the Apollo 11 astronauts returned from the moon, they filled out a customs form and declared their cargo.
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The Space Review: Back to the Moon, commercially

The Space Review: Back to the Moon, commercially | Space matters | Scoop.it

A former astronaut once critical of commercial human spaceflight now supports one firm's bid to go to the Moon

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Golden Spike proposes to land humans on the surface of the Moon commercially as soon as 2020, a concept that has now won the support of one Apollo-era astronaut.

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NASA prepares for moon tourism

NASA prepares for moon tourism | Space matters | Scoop.it

Yup... in order to prevent... looting !

 

"It might be far off, but NASA is preparing for the first lunar tourists."

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