Located on the rim of Tycho crater, Auger base is a extensive Awesome Enterprises facility that has been designed for both scientific research and commercial enterprises. The facility extends deep beneath the Lunar surface and has been designed to be as self sufficient as possible, employing the latest recycling technologies. It is home to two hundred technicians, scientists, engineers and various support staff. It also plays host to a variety of guests from different countries, corporations and learning institutions.
The base is home to an advanced communications array, it is able to and often does pick up transmissions from outside the Solar System. At this time there are a wide variety of plans to expand the base, creating a hotel that would also provide guided tours to some of the more interesting locales on the Moon.