(ORDO NEWS) — Howard Hu, the head of the Orion lunar spacecraft launch program of the American aerospace agency NASA, made a statement that by the end of the 20s of the 21st century, astronauts will be able to stay on the moon for a long time.
On the air of the TV program Sunday on the BBC channel, Hu said that the surface of the Earth‘s satellite is supposed to be equipped with special platforms, on the territory of which astronauts could stay for a long time. Lunokhods will be at their disposal.
The purpose of long-term manned expeditions to the moon, a NASA spokesman announced the conduct of scientific research.
Recently, the unmanned Orion spacecraft with three astronaut dummies launched to the Moon. If the expedition is successful, manned ships will go to the moon in the future.
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