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Elon Musk / European rocket scientists pledge to make first private Moon landing in 2018 (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)

by Theresa @, Monday, March 20, 2017, 12:34

The first private Moon landing could be made by a group of European scientists next year.

A group of rocket engineers called PTScientists (Part-time Scientists), has built a landing module and two rovers, which are expected to launch in 2018 on board Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

The landing module will be programmed to touch down in the Taurus-Littrow valley, around two miles from the site of the final Apollo 17 mission.

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