How do you design a large vacuum vessel to house a moon simulation environment? Matt Shadwell has the answers.
Boswell Technologies is happy to see Australian expertise being selected for our moon rover.
A concrete dome to house the test lunar environment is under construction in northern NSW. Here’s a summary edit of progress: This episode features footage of the construction of the first concrete dome that will be used as a test lunar environment – pumped down to a vacuum and filled with basaltic sand. This threeContinue reading “Building the vacuum dome for the lunar environment”
In this episode, Rod and his students conduct an analysis of the requirements of a dome to house a vacuum equivalent to that on the moon. EM2 is the Earth to Moon to Mars project, to develop and test technology for humankind’s colonisation of other world. NASA has identified a moon base as the springboardContinue reading “Building a lunar simulator on Earth: the vacuum dome”