If it is successful, Israel will be the fourth country to carry out a controlled 'soft' landing of an unmanned vessel on the moon
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As soon as 2022, NASA expects to begin construction on a new space station laboratory that will orbit the moon and act as a pit stop for missions to deeper parts of our solar system, such as Mars.
The virtual mission to the red planet will take off from the Manukau Institute of Technology on Aug 11
Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, is not raring to reprise the 1969 trip on board the Apollo 11.
Aldrin, now 80, can make better use of his time on earth, he tells CIO during a recent trip to Auckland.