Essays about: "Lunar Mining"

Found 4 essays containing the words Lunar Mining.

  1. 1. Making Space Exploration Sustainable: A Quantitative Assessment of Valuable Elements for Implementation of In-Situ Utilisation of Lunar Resources

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Bella Klaus; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; extra-terrestrial resources; lunar resource mining; in-situ resource utilization; moon; space exploration;

    Abstract : Exploring the Solar System is an ongoing process of humanity that cannot be stopped. It requires large amounts of resources to explore space, which need to be acquired from somewhere. Resources mined on Earth cannot be diverted from vital productions on Earth as those required for energy systems transition and developing a sustainable society. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Concept Design to Enable Lunar Mining

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Filip Svensson; Kian Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : Lunar Mining; Swarm Robotics; Lunar rover;

    Abstract : The space industry has been accelerating technological evolution since its inception. It has resulted in countless innovations being adapted and eventually finding their way into people's everyday life. It has also played a significant role in understanding life itself and the circumstances that are necessary to support it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trajectory Optimization of Round Trip to Arjuna-type Near-Earth Asteroids from a Lunar Distant Retrograde Orbit Using Lunar Gravity Assist

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Rymdteknik

    Author : Muhammad Ansyar Rafi Putra; [2019]
    Keywords : asteroid; asteroid mining; trajectory optimization; fuel optimization; MATLAB fmincon;

    Abstract : Asteroid mining is rapidly becoming a popular topic amongst space community, primarily due to the potential resources that the asteroids can provide for future spacefaring. One of the interesting resources that can be obtained from asteroids is water, which can also be processed into oxygen and fuel. READ MORE

  4. 4. A manufacture system for a self suffient lunar colony

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Institutionen för teknik, matematik och datavetenskap

    Author : Irina Westerberg; [2006]
    Keywords : Månen; Månkoloni; Självförsörjande;

    Abstract : Most of the needs for this colony of 500 persons can be supported by the moon itself. The Regolith (lunar dust) contains almost every element we need for our survival. The problem is to extract it by mining activities and the capability to store it in a proper way. Mining, manufacturing methods and power generation will be treated in this report. READ MORE