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This podcast extra takes a look at the proposals from Boeing and Lockheed Martin to develop a lunar space station for NASA.
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- NASA’s current plans for deep space exploration
- Lunar and Martian exploration
- What exploration can be done from orbit
- Human vs robotic exploration
- The likelihood of contaminating other worlds with Earth organisms http://www.awesomeastronomy.com
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