|Title:||Full Moon : storage & delivery of oxygen and hydrogen|
|Material Type:||ISU Team Project report|
|Publisher:||Illkirch-Graffenstaden (France) : International Space University, 2007|
|Size:||xvi, 130 p. / ill. / 30 cm|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Subjects:||In-situ processing (Mining) ; Lunar mining ; Moon--Exploration|
The key question driving lunar exploration has changed, as well: we no longer ask How do we get there? But How do we stay there?. Oxygen and hydrogen directly address this question, since these resources are essential as propellants for transportation and as elements for life support systems.
However, there are missing links in the ISRU chain: while extraction and production methods are well-researched and the use of these products well-known, it is still not clear as to how oxygen and hydrogen can be made easily accessible to the user. Moreover, these elements must be made accessible in a cost-effective manner.
The present study addresses these gaps by developing the concept of a lunar gas station, beginning with an analysis of the markets, customers and drivers for such a concept. This is followed by a technical assessment of possible storage and delivery options. System selection is then carried out based on those options that best meet the user's needs.
|ISU program :||Master of Space Studies|
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