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THIRTY-NINE years to the day after Neil Armstrong radioed "The Eagle has landed!" from the Sea of Tranquility, NASA has turned its eyes toward the moon, gazing both forward and backward in time.
For the next three days, Silicon Valley will be the base for planning humankind's return to the moon, as more than 400 scientists from around the world assemble at NASA's Ames Research Center for a conference on what type of science should be done when astronauts revisit Earth's nearest neighbor.
It could happen in the decade after NASA retires the space shuttle in 2010 and begins flying a new generation of rocket booster. And it won't be a temporary visit, NASA officials and scientists said Sunday.
Originally posted by C.C.Benjamin
Just kidding, but how plausible is this, really?
Originally posted by cnm1976
They also would like to set up a radio telescope on the dark side of the moon will they be able to see more from the dark side?