The Moon. Credit: NASA

According to a recent story featured in The Huffington Post, a moon base could become a reality in the next few years.

According to the story, plans are underway by NASA to make a lunar station operational by 2022. The endeavor would cost about $10 billion, which would include the cost of traveling to the moon and creating infrastructure.

NASA said the base would be used for scientific experimentaiton and could act as a refueling station for future space exploration missions.

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