apr 292012
 
Russia to Send Manned Mission to Moon by 2030

  Russia is planning to send a manned mission to the moon by 2030, Russian space agency Roscosmos said on its website. Russia to Send Manned Mission to Moon by 2030 According to the Russian space strategy published on the Roscosmos website, Moscow has set several waypoints for its space exploration activities: 2015, 2020, 2030 [continue reading]

apr 072012
 
Russia’s moon re-conquest plan revealed

Russian scientists want to send two lunar rovers and several landing stations after 2020 as part of the country’s return to the moon. The planned study of polar regions is aimed at eventually creating a permanent manned base there. AFP Photo / NASA / Lauren Harnett / Handout ­The attention was drawn to the moon’s [continue reading]