Road map to the Moon, ESA-style. Credit: ESA

Road map to the Moon, ESA-style.
Credit: ESA

 

Calling it a “comeback to the Moon,” European space planners envision a series of human missions to the lunar vicinity, starting in the early 2020s, coordinated and interacting with robotic systems on the ground.

Robots would land first, paving the way for human explorers that will set foot on the Moon.

For more details on Europe’s lunar plans, go to my new Space.com story:

Lunar Leap: Europe Is Reaching for a Moon Base by the 2030s

December 30, 2015 08:00 am ET

http://www.space.com/31488-european-moon-base-2030s.html

 

 

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