Early Lunar Base Construction

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Title: Early Lunar Base Construction

Author(s): H. A. Franklin

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 125

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 285-300

Keywords: concretes; construction equipment; construction materials; environments; lunar bases; lunar dust; lunar rock; lunar structures; solar radiation; General

Date: 5/1/1991

Abstract:
In July 1989, those who advocate U.S. space programs received a significant boost from President Bush's declaration that the U.S. should return to the moon (this time to stay) and then go on to Mars. Achieving these objectives will thrust engineers of ma