Step by step to the moon

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Vision of the future – but not for much longer: In this decade people will explore the moon again.
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The Artemis program to the moon is progressing - but more slowly than planned. When will people do research on the moon again?

by RÜDIGER VAAS

The countdown to man's return to the moon has begun - more than half a century after the cosmic pioneering work. The high-flying plans of the US space agency NASA are struggling with technical, financial and even legal difficulties, but they are making progress. Crucial here: Contrary to skeptical expectations, the new US administration under President Joe Biden did not discontinue the program named after Artemis - Greek goddess of the moon and twin sister of Apollo - at the beginning of the year,

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