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Introduction to Astronomy May 2024

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Establishing a US Moon Base: Timing and Challenges

NASA has set the goal of returning to the Moon, but this time for good to mine precious resources and set up a lunar base for a sustainable long-term human presence by 2030. Chris Benton will discuss why and where on the Moon NASA intends to explore, how they intend to do it, and the challenges to be faced and overcome within the incredible timeline for its Artemis Programme. Come along and hear whether this is achievable and what options NASA has.


May 6
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dr Chris Benton


Stardome Observatory & Planetarium
670 Manukau Road, Epsom
Auckland, 1345
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