Friday / 8 March 2013

Russia IKI Head “Human Moon Base Is Priority For Next Space Race”

Russia Scientists Developing 3 Probes To Analyze Surface Of Moon In Preparation For Building Human Moon Base; Planning To Send 120-kg Luna-Glob 1 To Polar Orbit 2015, Luna-Glob 2 By 2016, Landing Module & Rover 2017; Then Build Robotic Base & Human Base; Igor Mitrofanov Head Of Lunar Program At Space Research Institute (IKI) Says Moon Is Important Part Of Future Of Civilization; Goal Is To Use Moon To Access Mars, Solar System, Universe

Image Credit: NASA, Eisenhower Institute