Growing plants in space is both easier and harder than you’d think. Dr Tory Clarke takes us through the challenges astronauts and colonisers will face when they try.
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EM2 in the Pub, part 8: designing a vacuum dome
How do you design a large vacuum vessel to house a moon simulation environment? Matt Shadwell has the answers.
Communicating with a Moon base
How will we be able to communicate with a Moon base? More importantly, will there be internet?
Australia is headed to the moon!
Boswell Technologies is happy to see Australian expertise being selected for our moon rover.
EM2 in the Pub, Part 3: the geology of the Moon and Mars
EM2 in the Pub, Part 3: The Geology of the Moon and Mars – featuring DUST and Professor Penny King (Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU). This pub night in Canberra brought together a range of experts to discuss the issues associated with colonising the Moon. EM2 is the Earth to Moon to Mars project,Continue reading “EM2 in the Pub, Part 3: the geology of the Moon and Mars”
EM2 in the Pub, Part 2: Mining on the moon with Dr Brad Tucker
Dr Brad Tucker from the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, gives an overview of some of the resources on the moon, and the countries interested in them.