Monday, May 28, 2012

Russia Dreams Of having A Moonbase

Destination: the Moon Bob Familiar via Wikimedia

Russian Space Chief: 'We’re Talking About Establishing Permanent Bases' On The Moon -- Popular Science

Yesterday, the heads of the space agencies for Europe, Canada, Russia, India, and Japan met in Washington D.C. (without NASA, which had all hands on deck for the SpaceX launch in Florida). The most interesting topic of conversation? The moon, which seems to be the destination on everyone’s agenda except for NASA. And for Russia, it’s less a destination and more a frontier for colonization.

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My Comment: They are ambitious.

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