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Crater expectations: privateers chase lunar prize

13/06/2008 286 views 0 likes
ESA / Space in Member States / Ireland

Nearly four decades after humans first set foot on the Moon, our astronomical neighbour is still exerting a powerful attraction for would-be explorers. Several private teams of scientists have already started working to land the first ever commercially-funded robot on the surface, in a race worth millions in prize-money to the winners. EuroNews met these teams.


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