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Authorities consider UK Moon proposals January 17, 2007

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The UK is proposing to its European Space Agency partners a lunar orbiter that drops penetrators on to the Moon’s surface and a lander to carry out in-situ geological dating

Penetrator and soft lander proposals developed by SSTL in a PPARC funded study are being considered by ESA. UK space industry is also pushing for an all-British effort.

UK firm unveils proposals on Space Blog as Japan gives up after decades of plans.

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British space team to shoot for the Moon January 12, 2007

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Long awaited resurgence of interest in space in the UK supporting Moon plans.

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UK going to the moon January 10, 2007

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Britain might be going to the moon using British engineering!

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UK to go to the moon solo? January 10, 2007

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Since the unfortunate failure of Beagle-2, the already weak UK Space aspirations became difficult to find – a far cry from the enthusiasm with which rising power China and the high profile US missions coordinated by NASA. The UK now has a very real opportunity to go to the moon by exploiting UK developed high technology at low cost.

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