A new push to begin planning what humans will actually do on the Moon once NASA delivers them there late in the coming decade includes a requirement that lunar operations be tied to the eventual exploration of Mars. While NASA's exploration outline to date has centered on using existing technology to replace the space shuttle with vehicles that can return humans to the lunar surface (AW&ST May 8, p. 46), the agency is beginning to shift focus to the new technologies that will be ...


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