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A few mountain peaks near the South Pole (just west and east of the rim Shackleton crater) are illuminated for extended periods of time, which according to NASA, could provide near-constant solar power for a permanent lunar outpost.[1] MoonEx plans to launch such mission by 2020.[2]

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  1. NASA, https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/multimedia/lroimages/lroc-20100927_southpole.html
  2. Moon Express, expeditions