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Workshop on Using In Situ Resources for Construction of Planetary OutpostsThe workshop examined the potential uses of indigenous materials on the Moon and Mars, other than those associated with the production of propellants for space transportation. The papers presented concerned the needs for construction, based on analysis of the current NASA Mars reference Mission and past studies studies of lunar outposts; the availability of materials on the Moon and Mars; construction techniques that make use of the natural environment; materials production and fabrication techniques based on indigenous materials; and new technologies that could promote the use of indigenous materials in construction.
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Duke, Michael B. (Lunar and Planetary Inst. Houston, TX United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1998
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Publication: Workshop on Using In Situ resources for Construction of Planetary Outposts
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Exploration
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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