LDSE endeavors to provide a better platform for scientific institutions, scientists and scholars around the world to share information, to discuss and exchange latest research results, techniques and strategies, to explore potential cooperation in the field of lunar and deep-space exploration.

The main themes of LDSE2017 contains:

1. The exploration programmes on the Moon, Mars and asteroids for the main space contries (or organizations) before 2030; 2. The new progress in research on planetary science and related hot topics in the furture five to ten years; 3. The methods, means and scientific progesses in research on the samples sent back from the Moon and other extraterrestrial bodies; 4. The new method of deep space exploration and the new technology of payload.