Category: ISRU Challenge

Mars In Situ Resource Utilization Challenge Overview

Mars In Situ Resource Utilization Challenge If humanity is ever going to engage in sustainable human exploration of the solar system, we will have to learn how to use the indigenous resources. If we don’t, all supplies must come from Earth at enormous cost and complexity. This makes any large scale and long term exploration […]

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30 September – 2 October 2011, EMC11, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland,

30 September – 2 October 2011, EMC11, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland,

9:00-9:30 AM: 1 October 2011, “Fuel from Mars: The ISRU challenge”, lecture by Artemis Westenberg Each year one of the European Mars Societies organises a gathering of Mars minded Europeans. This year the European Mars Convention 2011 (EMC11), takes place from  30 September – 2 October 2011 at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The theme this […]

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