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Launchpad: Multifunctional Equipment for Moon Missions [Archived]

Launchpad: Multifunctional Equipment for Moon Missions [Archived]

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NASA's plans to return to the moon have changed, but the ideas and innovations considered for lunar exploration advanced technology. Learn about weight and mass and the testing of tools and equipment that could be used to explore other worlds.

[Archived 2014 - Not all missions make it from design to launch. These archived videos describe missions that that would have taken humans back to the moon. While the actual missions were aborted, the technology and science behind the missions pushed innovation to new levels.]

Published on: June 22, 2009

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