TITLE

NASA plans a moon-based chemical plant

AUTHOR(S)
Kamalik, Joe; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) to build a moon-based chemical plant. Without chemistry and what NASA scientists call in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU), further exploration of the solar system and more distant reaches of space would not be possible.
ACCESSION #
23977572

 

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