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Back to the Moon

Since the end of the Apollo era, the Moon has received relatively little attention from planetary scientists. Fresh interest from a new range of nations could lead to insights into our satellite's evolution and resources.

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Figure 1: A glimpse of the Earth.

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Figure 2: Characteristics of the South Pole/Aitken basin.

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Spudis, P. Back to the Moon. Nature Geosci 2, 234–236 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo481

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