ISRU Info : Home of the Space Resources Roundtable Research     White Papers     Conference    

     Home



     Conference
     Proceedings

        1999 - SRR I
        2000 - SRR II
        2001 - SRR III
        2002 - SRR IV
        2003 - SRR V
        2004 - SRR VI
        2005 - SRR VII
        2006 - SRR VIII
        2007 - SRR IX
        2008 - SRR X
        2010- SRR XI /
                     PTMSS

        2011- SRR XII /
                     PTMSS

        2012- SRR XIII /
                     PTMSS

        2013- SRR XIV /
                     PTMSS

        2014- SRR XV /
                     PTMSS

        2015- SRR XVI /
                     PTMSS

        2016- SRR XVII /
                     PTMSS




     Research



     White Papers



     About



     Contact



     Conferences






























Research of



Research of the Space Resources Roundtable

The Space Resources Roundtable





In cooperation with its academic, governmental, and industry membership, the SRR distributes research related to the use and understanding of space resources. Documentation related to that work may be found in this directory.



Mars Water In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) Planning (M-WIP) Study (2016)

This first-order analysis of supply-side planning from potential water resource deposits on Mars was jointly requested by NASA-SMD and NASA-HEOMD in January, 2016. It followed the strong interest generated on Mars ISRU at the First Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars, held in October, 2015.

This report may also be downloaded (in pptx format) from:

M-WIP STUDY




Space Resource Economic Analysis Toolkit: The Case for Commercial Lunar Ice Mining (2002)

The Colorado School of Mines, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and CSP Associates (Cambridge, MA) collaborated in a study of an integrated engineering-economic tool that was used to analyze the case of water, produced on the Moon, as a source of propellant for the transfer of communications satellites from low Earth orbit to geosynchronous Earth orbit.

Download Document (2.5 mb)   pdf file download



Conceptual Design of a Lunar Oxygen Pilot Plant (1988)

This report was sponsored by the Johnson Space Center in 1988 and describes a full engineering analysis of processes to extract oxygen from regolith ilmenite and solar wind hydrogen from the regolith. It contains many valuable scaling relationships for excavation, processing and extraction equipment.

Download Document (6.8 mb)   pdf file download



The Lunar Dust Problem:
From Liability to Asset

Lunar Dust has high magnetic susceptibility such that it can be picked up with a hand-held magnet!

Recent discoveries of the unique magnetic properties of lunar mare and highland soils by the senior authorís Tennessee group have led to suggested solutions to the liability of the lunar dust.


Download Document (0.4 mb)   pdf file download






These documents may be viewed with
the Adobe Acrobat Reader


Get Adobe Acrobat Reader



 


























ISRU Info : Home of the Space Resources Roundtable © 2010  The Space Resources Roundtable Inc.  
Hosted by Senomix Time Tracking Software