Tuesday / 7 February 2012

Image Credit: Phil Smith, Roscosmos, en.rian.ru

Russia Shifting Focus Of Space Program To Human Moon Missions By 2020, Fully-Functioning Lunar Base Complete With Astronomy Lab By 2030, Says Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin; Cosmonauts Selected In Recruitment Drive Will Be Trained For Lunar Mission; Polar Destinations Likely As Russia Seeks To Rekindle Lunar Program After 40+Year Hiatus