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Written by Bhavika G on October 21, 2017 Share on

Life outside Earth – scientists announce plans for lunar base on the Moon

Life on the Moon may soon be a reality! According to Japan’s lunar orbitor Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE), a crater 50 km long and 100 m wide was discovered on the Moon on October 18. The crater found beneath is touted to be able to protect astronauts from extreme temperature variation and cosmic radiation.

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The race to set up the first lunar base has, of course, kicked off. US-Russia forming an alliance while China and Russia have partnered to amp up and build their lunar base. Meanwhile, Japan is targeting a manned lunar by 2030. Scientist-entrepreuner Elon isn’t too far behind – annoucing that a private two person Moon trip in 2018.

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This is just the beginning but we can’t wait for the day we can start planning excursions to Moon. What about you? Let us know in the comments.

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