Water extraction on Mars for an expanding human colony.

Imported: 09 May '16 | Published: 11 Nov '15

M M Ralphs, B B Franz, T T Baker, S S Howe

Life Sciences in Space Research

Abstract: In-situ water extraction is necessary for an extended human presence on Mars. This study looks at the water requirements of an expanding human colony on Mars and the general systems needed to supply that water from the martian atmosphere and regolith. The proposed combination of systems in order to supply the necessary water includes a system similar to Honeybee Robotics' Mobile In-Situ Water Extractor (MISWE) that uses... Read More

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