Where will NASA set up its moon base?
NASA aims to set up a crewed outpost near the moon's south pole, calling it "our first foothold on the lunar frontier."
The search for desirable property on the moon is complicated but follows a common terrestrial maxim: "location,
Mission planners are looking for spots that feature easy access to solar energy,
That resource could be extracted and processed into usable items, such as oxygen, water and rocket propellant.
PSRs are areas near the north and south poles of the moon that never receive direct sunlight and thus are exceedingly cold,
There has been stimulating work done recently on finding an address for Artemis Base Camp
They compiled observations indicating the presence of water and other "volatile" molecules from 10 remotely sensed