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The Moon and European Space Exploration

Refocusing on the moon as a platform for future deep space missoins

Since the early successes of moon missions in the Sixtie, mankind has moved on to the earth orbit and other deep space missions. But interest in the moon as a target has intensified recently as the strategies for future missions are evolving.

See Jan Woerner, Director General of ESA, at Chaos Computer Club Congress in Hamburg on 30 Dec 2016.

Republished from: https://media.ccc.de/v/33c3-8406-the_moon_and_european_space_exploration

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