NASA's new lunar exploration program will start modestly with a $300-million orbiter using recycled planetary instruments to scout a landing site for future humans, but experts believe it could evolve into a surface complex that private industry would operate after NASA moves on to Mars. A wide-ranging discussion of lunar exploration during the 42nd Goddard Memorial Symposium here highlighted some of the issues planners will face as they make the first steps to fulfilling President ...


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