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ADVANCED THERMAL MINING APPROACH FOR EXTRACTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND CONDENSATION OF LUNAR ICE

ADVANCED THERMAL MINING APPROACH FOR EXTRACTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND CONDENSATION OF LUNAR ICE
PI: Ahsan Choudhuri
Co-PI: Evgeny Shafirovich, Md Rahman, Amelia Greig
Sponsor: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (CSETR)
Amount awarded: $2,000,000

The overarching goal of the proposed research is to develop and demonstrate an advanced thermal mining technology that integrates engineered extraction, transportation, and condensation of water vapor from lunar regolith.

Posting date: Fri, 02/26/2021

Award start date: Sat, 05/01/2021
Award end date: Sun, 04/30/2023