Report from reuters:photo: artist concept of the moonbase
The name of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong is etched into
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NASA plans to return astronauts to the moon by 2020 under the agency’s Vision for Space Exploration, which includes completing construction of the International Space Station by 2010.
NASA has been looking for attractive lunar locales for a future moonbase, with one front-running contender being “shackleton crater near the moon’s south pole, where water ice may hide in the constant shadows.
Wonder if Armstrong would be there for ground breaking ceremony?