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resources of near-earth space: abstractsThe objectives are by theory, experiment, and bench-level testing of small systems, to develop scientifically-sound engineering processes and facility specifications for producing propellants and fuels, construction and shielding materials, and life support substances from the lithospheres and atmospheres of lunar, planetary, and asteroidal bodies. Current emphasis is on the production of oxygen, other usefull gases, metallic, ceramic/composite, and related byproducts from lunar regolith, carbonaceous chrondritic asteroids, and the carbon dioxide rich Martian atmosphere.
Document ID
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1991
Subject Category
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.26:188219
Meeting Information
Annual Symposium of the Univ. of Arizona/NASA Space Engineering Research Center for Utilization of Local Planetary Resources(Tucson, AZ)
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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