Table: Back To The Moon

COMPANY NAME            PLAN    
      LUNACORP                Launch two tele-operated rovers in 1998. Explore
                              1,000 km of lunar terrain over at least two 
                              years, sending back commercial video to theme 
                              park, television
      JAPANESE NATIONAL       Launch "penetrator" in 1998. Use probes to dig
      SPACE AGENCY            beneath the lunar surface to study chemical
                              composition of soil
      EUROPEAN SPACE          Send rover to south pole of moon in 2002. Operate
      AGENCY                  rover for four lunar days; survey surface, soil

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