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    Why moon missions in 2024 could reveal both our history and our future


    “Earthrise”, an image taken during an orbit of the moon as part of the Apollo 8 mission

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    The following is an extract from our monthly Launchpad newsletter, in which resident space expert Leah Crane journeys through the solar system and beyond. You can sign up for Launchpad for free here.

    2024 is going to be all about moons – there are a lot of missions to Earth’s moon, Europa Clipper is heading to Jupiter’s moon Europa and there’s even a mission to observe the asteroid moon Dimorphos.…



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