Humanity and Space 2023 - The Moon and Robotics: Trials and Tribulations of Establishing a Permanent, Automated Industry and Sustainable Transportation Systems on the MoonPublic Deposited
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This paper explores the possibilities and problems of establishing a functional, sustainable automation system on the lunar surface. It examines what resources become available to Earth should humans colonize the Moon, studies how humanity may live long-term on the Moon, and investigates the processes and materials required. Finally, this paper investigates how the various resources present on the Moon can be utilized to establish a more accessible means of space transportation from Earth to other celestial objects in the solar system.
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