Moonshot again: US, China exploring moon to create business opportunities

UPSC Practice recommends Moonshot again: US, China exploring moon to create business opportunities.

The US has moved ahead of proposed UN regulation on commercial exploitation/exploration of space, and its launch on Wednesday of Artemis 1 – the first of three missions to put humans back on the moon with the eventual aim of creating a permanent settlement there – is driven by an economic agenda and the strategic resumption of a space race.

Courtesy: Opinion-Economic Times

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