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...l be self-sufficient. If planning goes according to schedule, the first mission will begin during the year 2012. The first mission will consist for building the basic infrastructure and establishing communications. Establishing a source of power and the mining of necessary chemicals will also occur. The purpose of thisfirst mission is to make sure that the colony is ready for long-term stability. The purpose of the next two mis sion will be to bring materials to add accessories to the lunar colony. This includes a laboratory, a greenhouse, a telescope and other structures of scientific purpose. The lunar colony would be completed during the year 2017.
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