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Table: Back To The Moon


Science & Technology: SPACE

TABLE: Back To The Moon

COMPANY NAME PLAN

LUNACORP Launch two tele-operated rovers in 1998. Explore

1,000 km of lunar terrain over at least two

years, sending back commercial video to theme

park, television

JAPANESE NATIONAL Launch "penetrator" in 1998. Use probes to dig

SPACE AGENCY beneath the lunar surface to study chemical

composition of soil

EUROPEAN SPACE Send rover to south pole of moon in 2002. Operate

AGENCY rover for four lunar days; survey surface, soil


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