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Moons of our Solar System
Moons of our Solar System

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Week 8: Moons and the future


What does, or should, the future hold for moons exploration? Here Jess introduces the final week: future exploration, the search for life and the Week 8 quiz.

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By the end of this week, you should be able to:

  • consider the case for renewed human or robotic exploration of the Moon
  • be aware of some efforts being made to accomplish this
  • understand the debate about life in the Solar System, including the important role of moons
  • be aware of plans for future missions
  • understand what it takes for an environment to be habitable.