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Moon Race again: Europe and Russia interested in building colony on the moon.

Europe Security News. - Russian cosmonaut Sergey Krikalyov speaks during a news conference in Star City Cosmonaut training centre outside Moscow. Photo Credit Reuters/Sergei Remezov

The United States may have put the first man on the moon, but Russian scientists and space explorers are now gazing at a new goal — setting up a colony on the moon. The first such lunar colonies could be built by 2030, estimated Boris Kryuchkov, the deputy science head at the training center.

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) head of human spaceflight programs said the

Europe Security News - Martin Zell Head of the Research Operations Department ESA

moon also looked attractive. “In ESA, there is still a very strong focus on the moon. It could be a natural first to go there,” Martin Zell Head of the Research Operations Department of Human Spaceflight, Microgravity and Exploration Directorate of the European Space Center, told to news agency Reuters. READ MORE HERE.