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<p class="speakableTextP1"><a href="https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-international-partners-advance-cooperation-with-first-signings-of-artemis-accords/" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" target="_blank" data-component="externalLink">NASA has signed a space exploration cooperation agreement</a> with eight nations. <a href="https://www.nasa.gov/specials/artemis-accords/img/Artemis-Accords-signed-13Oct2020.pdf" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" target="_blank" data-component="externalLink">The Artemis Accords</a>, signed Tuesday by space agencies in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates, is aimed at creating "a safe, peaceful and prosperous future in space for all of humanity."</p><p class="speakableTextP2">The <span class="link" section="shortcodeLink"><a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-reveals-details-of-its-artemis-mission-to-get-first-woman-on-the-moon/">Artemis program should see NASA send the first woman and the next man to the moon</a></span> in 2024. It's NASA's first time back to the moon since 1972, and could also see the American space agency set up a base camp on the moon to use rovers to search for resources like water. </p><div class="newsletter-subscribe-form desktop -inline " section="subscribeNewsletter" data-track="newsletter" readability="6"> <div class="newsletterTitle "> <p> <h2>CNET Science </h2> </div> <div class="newsletter" readability="7"> <p class="description">From the lab to your inbox. Get the latest science stories from CNET every week.</p> </div>