Electra 1 Photograph candidate human landing sites. Land at candidate site. Analyze soil
and local geological formations such as lava tubes. Date unknown
Selene ISAS Lunar Orbiter and Lander. More Information. Deploy communication relay satellite into lunar orbit.
Study lunar environment. This is part of the first stage of Japans
mission to setup a human lunar base. Date unknown
Icebreaker LunaCorp- Private company, Lander and Rover. Deploy rover at south pole to confirm existence of lunar water ice. Date unknown
Electra 2 Photograph candidate Human Landing Sites. Land at another candidate landing site. Deploy rovers to Analyze soil and photograph local terrain. Date unknown
(Electra 3 If no sight has been found satisfactory, land at a third site. Deploy Rovers. Analyze soil.)
Lunar Harvester Sample Return. Sell Samples. 2005
Lunar Retriever Applied Space Resources is planning to launch a sample return. Lunar Retriever and Harvester may be combined into a joint mission.
Eisenhower Enter lava tube at landing site via natural opening. Photograph interior of lava tube. Analyze soil composition. 2006
The International Space Station, Alpha, is a scheduled to be completed by 2006. In addition to providing a potential staging base for our missions and a customer for our Lunar Transfer Vehicle, the completion of the station will free up the space shuttle fleet for commercial missions.
Kennedy Test oxygen extraction pilot plant. Test structural stability of lava tube. Further explore tube. Launch Sample Return. 2007
Johnson Deploy rovers into lava tube to clear entrance. Deploy trace gas collector pilot vehicle. Begin stockpiling oxygen and other useful chemicals. Launch sample return to sell lunar soil. 2008
Slayton 1 Supply Mission. Deliver consumables, launch fuel, biomass for a greenhouse and
other supplies to the lunar surface. 2009 -Slayton Supply missions will
continue to deliver cargo every three to four months at least from now
Sagan The first manned mission, the Reference Mission. Three people will land on
the moon and stay 14 days. Place decent stack inside lava tube.
Make sure oxygen and gas collectors are functioning properly. Test inflatable
living quarters. Set up inflatable greenhouse. Begin growing crops. 2009
The Lunar Transfer Vehicle might be leased out to other companies or governments in between missions.
Krushchev Manned. 5 People. 6 Weeks on Surface. Place Decent Stack inside Lava Tube. Check equipment. Tend and expand greenhouses. Live in inflatable habitats. Build pilot habitat made of lunar materials such as rock. 2010
Webb 5 People. 12 Weeks. Expand and test closed-loop life support system. Seal
and test out habitat made of lunar materials while living in inflatables.
Experiment with many different methods for building with lunar materials. Use new
de-pressurized ascent vehicle. 2010 This is the start of permanent base
Van Braun 5 People. 12 Weeks. Continues to developed closed-loop life
support system. Live in inflatables. Build full size habitat from lunar
materials. Experiment with ways to seal a lava tube. 2011
Tsiolkovsky 7 People. 12 Weeks. Expand closed-loop life support systems. Live
in rock habitat and inflatables. Begin building wall to seal off section
of lava tube. Use new de-pressurized ascent vehicle. 2011
Goddard 12 People. 1 Year. Continue work on wall. Use
new pressurized ascent vehicle. 2011-2012
ONeil 12 People. 1 Year. Finish Wall. 2012
Copernicus 12 People. 1 and a half years. Seal, Pressurize and Live in Lava Tube. 2012-2013
Kepler 12 People. 2 Years. Build second wall to partition lava
tube. Begin Sealing second section. 2013-2014
Korolev 12 People. 2 Years. Seal second lava tube section.
Prepare colony for tourists. 2014-2015
Chelomei 12 People. 2 Years. Complete tourist accommodations. Pressurize second section
of tube. Build homes and other buildings. 2015-2016