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NASA Developing Autonomous Construction on the Moon and Mars

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Here is the NASA Moon-to Mars Planetary Autonomous Construction Technologies (MMPACT) Overview.

Rolls-Royce To Build Nuclear Reactor For Future Moon Base By 2029

Posted in Hardware, Science on 20th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

The goal now is to build an actual reactor that could one day provide a Moon base with the power needed for communications, life-support, and science experiments, among other applications.

Blue Origin Says It Can Make Solar Panels Out Of Moon Dust

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

Blue Origin, the space technology company founded by Jeff Bezos, says it's closer to solving this problem after demonstrating that it can make solar cells out of simulated moon dust.

NASA could build a future lunar base from 3D-printed moon-dust bricks

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

Apart from the structural stability, one of the chief benefits would be a dramatic reduction in material costs for the Artemis lunar base.

Moon Caves May Offer Year-Round Comfortable Temperatures

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists have measured the temperature in a moon pit in the Mare Tranquillitatis, and found it to be quite comfortable.