Rod’s PhD student Matt Shadwell has been tasked with designing the dome that will house the moon simulation environment.
In this video he shares the challenges and solutions for making a vacuum tight vessel that is metres across!
EM2 is the Earth to Moon to Mars projects, to develop and test technology for humankind’s colonisation of other world. NASA has identified a moon base as the springboard to a mars base, so Boswell Technologies is spearheading a grass roots effort to test as much technology as possible before it goes into space.
This pub night in Canberra brought together experts from a range of sciences to discuss the issues colonisers on the Moon might face.
Filmed at Smiths Alternative Canberra, May 2021. MCed by Dr Phil Dooley.