Humans to live and work on the moon within the decade.

NASA officially declared that humans to live and work on the moon by 2030.

Astronauts living on the moon could be used as a launchpad for crewed missions to Mars.

NASA successfully launched its powerful new SLS rocket last week.

The current plan is for the crew to land near the moon's south pole.

Where they will spend about a week looking for signs of water.

This would mean permanent human settlements would need to be built to support mining and scientific activities.

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