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Ice as a Construction MaterialThe use of ice as a construction material is discussed. A model of an ice tire torus space ship, which slowly spins to produce artificial gravity is proposed. The size of the ship, needed to support a given number of people and the required envelope mass is presented.
Document ID
19990026780
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Zuppero, Anthony (Idaho National Engineering Lab. Idaho Falls, ID United States)
Lewis, Joseph (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1998
Publication Information
Publication: Workshop on Using In Situ resources for Construction of Planetary Outposts
Subject Category
Engineering (General)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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