NASA Logo

NTRS

NTRS - NASA Technical Reports Server

Back to Results
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
19910016705
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1991
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-188219
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)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

Available Downloads

NameType 19910016705.pdf STI

Related Records

IDRelationTitle19910016732Analytic SubsidiaryHe-3 and other lunar volatiles19910016715Analytic SubsidiaryRemote compositional mapping of lunar titanium and surface maturity19910016746Analytic SubsidiaryStacking the odds in favor of a space propulsion jackpot19910016745Analytic SubsidiaryMomentum harvesting techniques for solar system travel19910016767Analytic SubsidiaryPotential for the identification of localized water-bearing regions on Mars19910016761Analytic SubsidiaryAtmospheric water on Mars, energy estimates for extraction19910016764Analytic SubsidiaryThe formation of peroxonitrites and oxygen on Mars19910016770Analytic SubsidiaryPhysical and chemical properties of the Martian soil: Review of resources19910016737Analytic SubsidiaryCosts and benefits of lunar oxygen: Engineering, operations, and economics19910016760Analytic SubsidiaryWater on Mars: Volatile history and resource availability19910016719Analytic SubsidiaryOxygen production by pyrolysis of lunar regolith19910016744Analytic SubsidiaryNear-Earth asteroids: Metals occurrence, extraction, and fabrication19910016751Analytic SubsidiaryWater resources and hydrology of Mars19910016748Analytic SubsidiarySurvey of resource opportunities and critical evaluation of economic requirements19910016752Analytic SubsidiaryMartian impact crater ejecta morphologies and their potential as indicators of subsurface volatile distribution19910016716Analytic SubsidiaryUtilization of lunar ilmenite: Basalt or regolith?19910016735Analytic SubsidiaryLunar sulfur19910016766Analytic SubsidiaryMission and transportation systems uses of in-situ derived propellants19910016718Analytic SubsidiaryOxygen extraction from lunar soil by fluorination19910016706Analytic SubsidiaryUtilization of space resources: A historical view19910016740Analytic SubsidiaryAn ISU study of asteroid mining19910016742Analytic SubsidiaryEnstatite chondrites and achondrites as asteroidal resources19910016724Analytic SubsidiaryAsteroid/meteorite streams19910016736Analytic SubsidiaryConsolidation of lunar regolith: Microwave versus direct solar heating19910016743Analytic SubsidiaryShort-period comets19910016783Analytic SubsidiaryDiscovery and characterization of lunar materials: An incomplete process19910016759Analytic SubsidiaryChemical approaches to carbon dioxide utilization for manned Mars missions19910016727Analytic SubsidiaryNear-infrared observations of primitive asteroids and a possible extinct comet19910016708Analytic SubsidiaryMining and beneficiation: A review of possible lunar applications19910016782Analytic SubsidiaryHelium abundances on the moon: Assumptions and estimates19910016747Analytic SubsidiaryThe composition of Phobos: Meteorite analogs based on KRFM and VSK spectral data from the Phobos 2 spacecraft19910016734Analytic SubsidiaryFinding and utilizing lunar lava tubes19910016780Analytic SubsidiaryAn observational investigation of the comet-asteroid connection19910016772Analytic SubsidiaryDistillation of H2O from hard-frozen Martian permafrost19910016733Analytic SubsidiarySolar cells for lunar applications by vacuum evaporation of lunar regolith materials19910016739Analytic SubsidiaryLunar base siting19910016769Analytic SubsidiaryPrimary igneous rocks on Mars: Composition and distribution19910016707Analytic SubsidiaryMechanisms of ilmenite reduction and their impact on the design of effective reactor systems19910016754Analytic SubsidiaryThe potential for crustal resources on Mars19910016763Analytic SubsidiaryMars Observer: A global mapping mission19910016781Analytic SubsidiaryNear-Earth and near-Mars asteroids: Prognosis of pyroxene types19910016717Analytic SubsidiaryExtraterrestrial resources: Implications from terrestrial experience19910016738Analytic SubsidiaryIndustrial modification of the lunar atmosphere19910016730Analytic SubsidiaryProduction of solar photovoltaic cells on the Moon19910016720Analytic SubsidiaryOxygen production processes on the Moon: An overview19910016711Analytic SubsidiaryRefractory materials from lunar resources19910016709Analytic SubsidiaryElectrolysis of lunar soil to produce oxygen and metals19910016762Analytic SubsidiaryThe global distribution of Martian permafrost19910016722Analytic SubsidiaryKinetics of volatile extraction from carbonaceous chondrites: Dehydration of talc19910016755Analytic SubsidiaryOptions for Martian propellant production19910016726Analytic SubsidiaryThe surface of near-Earth asteroids19910016771Analytic SubsidiaryProduction and uses of liquefied atmosphere (CO2) on Mars19910016710Analytic SubsidiaryMagma Electrolysis: An update19910016729Analytic SubsidiaryHelium resources of Mare Tranquillitatis19910016776Analytic SubsidiarySome thoughts on Mercurian resources19910016753Analytic SubsidiaryEvolution of ore deposits on terrestrial planets19910016721Analytic SubsidiaryReaction engineering for materials processing in space: Reduction of ilmenite by hydrogen and carbon monoxide19910016712Analytic SubsidiaryPossible lunar ores19910016713Analytic SubsidiaryA geochemical assessment of possible lunar ore formation19910016757Analytic SubsidiaryPlanetary surface structure and evolution of Mars19910016778Analytic SubsidiaryAccessibility of near-Earth asteroids, 199019910016741Analytic SubsidiaryDevelopment of an electrostatic propulsion engine using sub-micron powders as the reaction mass19910016779Analytic SubsidiaryLunar cement and lunar concrete19910016765Analytic SubsidiaryOxygen production on Mars: A figure-of-merit approach19910016775Analytic SubsidiaryOuter planets and icy satellites19910016768Analytic SubsidiaryExperimental data from an oxygen plant for Mars19910016723Analytic SubsidiaryThe spectral relationships between NEA and the meteorites: An overview using principal components analysisN91-26020 through N91-26097Analytic Subsidiary19910016750Analytic SubsidiaryOptimum rocket propulsion for energy-limited transfer19910016774Analytic SubsidiaryComparative economics of space resource utilization19910016749Analytic SubsidiaryMass budget for mining the moons of Mars19910016714Analytic SubsidiaryOn prediction and discovery of lunar ores19910016728Analytic SubsidiaryCharacterization of low albedo asteroids19910016777Analytic SubsidiaryPlanetary engineering19910016773Analytic SubsidiaryThe optimum shape for a rigid rotating shell enclosing an isotropic spherical planetary mass19910016725Analytic SubsidiaryDiscovery and orbital characterization of near-Earth asteroids19910016731Analytic SubsidiaryDevelopment and mechanical properties of structural materials from lunar simulants19910016756Analytic SubsidiaryThe meteoritic contribution to the regoliths of Mars, Deimos, and Phobos