Video: Russia plans manned lunar base in next 10 years

Posted Apr 12, 2012 by Anne Sewell
The video discusses the possibility of a manned lunar base in the next 10 years. Russia is speeding up the space race and is also making future plans for Mars.
Artist s concept of a Russian lunar base
Artist's concept of a Russian lunar base
Video screen capture
Digital Journal reported earlier this month on Russia's plans for visiting the moon and also the eventual creation of a manned lunar base planned for after 2020.
The above video discusses how Russian space scientists are making preparations for their ambitious goal of gaining a foothold on the Moon within the next 10 years.
The announcement of this next "giant leap for mankind" coincides with the 51st anniversary of the first manned space flight.