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Will humans be back on the Moon by 2024?

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Donald Trump wants humans back on the Moon by 2024, as part of a new spacefaring age. But what will it take to get there?

India spacecraft to the Moon

India plans to launch a rocket to the Moon expanding the Asian space race with China
India plans to launch a second mission to the Moon, aiming to land the Chandrayaan-2 craft in a crater, to learn more about the origins of the solar system. It comes just months after China landed a craft on the dark side of the Moon. Professor Becky Smethurst, an astrophysicist from the University of Oxford, tells the BBC's Russell Padmore how India's space agency compares with its Chinese rival. 

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