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Science and technology

Science and technology

Reaching for the stars

Eye-catching space missions could boost dreams of setting up bases on celestial bodies.

Private firms are convinced that there is money to be made off-world. Moon Express plans to return a profitable haul of moon rocks to earth in 2020 for sale as "Moon dust" engagement rings and the like.

 

 

Written: Thursday January 4th, 9:30pm 2018