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Space Resources Roundtable XII /
Planetary & Terrestrial Mining
Sciences Symposium



Proceedings of joint SRR XI / PTMS


 








The second joint meeting of the Twelfth Space Resources Roundtable and the Planetary & Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium was held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in June 19-22, 2011.

Presentations and Abstracts made available from that conference may be viewed through the download links provided here.

Pictures of the Equipment Demonstration Session are also available below.



Proceedings (Abstracts and Presentations)







ISRU Exploration



Jean-Claude Piedboeuf
CSA Exploration Plan
Documents   zip file download  1.0 mb

Gerald B. Sanders
June 2012 Field Test
Documents   zip file download  3.6 mb




Foundations



Arthur M. Neale
South Africa Awakens to Space Resources
Documents   zip file download  3.4 mb


Eva-Jane Lark
Economic Incentives and Tax Credits for Space Mining: Analogies and Ideas
Documents   zip file download  19.7 mb


Nadeem Ghafoor
The Gap - It is Here. Now What Do We Do?
Documents   zip file download  14.5 mb


Rob P. Mueller
2011 Nasa Lunabotics Mining Competition For Universities: Results And Lessons Learned
Documents   zip file download  11.1 mb




Mission Concepts



Anthony C. Muscatello
Mars In-Situ Resource Utilization Technology Evaluation
Documents   zip file download  79.2 mb


Dallas G. Bienhoff
Lunar Water Requirements For Cislunar Transportation
Documents   zip file download  2.8 mb


John Hamilton
Analog Missions on the Slopes of Mauna Kea
Documents   zip file download  162.6 mb


Nadeem Ghafoor
Science Preparations for Early Exploration and Resource Characterization
Documents   zip file download  20.9 mb




Designing for Extreme Environments



Matt Gryniewski
Robots for Hazardous Environments: Natural Gas Pipeline and Nuclear Applications
Documents   zip file download  3.3 mb


Daniel Lefebvre
Five Stage Defense Against Lunar Regolith
Documents   zip file download  0.12 mb


Diane Linne
Requirements and Progress Towards a Planetary Surface Simulation Facility
Documents   zip file download  25.4 mb




Resource Prospecting



Rich Schmidt
Introduction to Terrestrial Hydrogeology
Documents   zip file download  1.9 mb


Yasunori Miura
New Space Resources of Rare-Earth Elements In the Moon, Mars and Asteroids
Documents   zip file download  0.19 mb


Yasunori Miura
New Underground Melting Process for Space Resources by Shock Wave
Documents   zip file download  0.05 mb


Markus Timusk
Measure While Drilling Development Plan
Documents   zip file download  1.7 mb


Kris Zacny
Rotary Percussive Coring Drill and Caching Architecture for Mars Sample Return Mission
Documents   zip file download  0.18 mb


Kris Zacny
Lunar Prospecting Rover Utilizing Sampling Drill, The Moonbreaker, Pneumatic Excavator, and Jet Trencher
Documents   zip file download  0.31 mb


Krzysztof Skonieczny
Advantageous Bucket-Wheel Configuration for Lunar/Planetary Excavators
Documents   zip file download  2.5 mb




Mobility Platforms



Michele Faragalli
Mobility Design, Analysis, and Experimental Characterization of the Juno Rover
Documents   zip file download  0.01 mb


Michele Faragalli
Applying Structural Optimization Techniques to Designing Lunar Rover Wheels
Documents   zip file download  0.01 mb


Peter Visscher
Design and Fabrication of an Alternative Wheel for Lunar and Martian Environments
Documents   zip file download  5.6 mb


Peter Visscher
Design and Fabricating Third Generation Lunar Tracks
Documents   zip file download  5.0 mb




Regolith Moving



Christopher A. Gallo
A Comparison Between the NORCAT Rover Test Results and the ISRU Excavation System Model Predictions
Documents   zip file download  1.9 mb


Greg Lakanen
Laurentian University Entry in the 2011 NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition
Documents   zip file download  11 mb


Eric Halbach
The Future Worksite Demonstrator: A Hardware Infrastructure for Testing Automated Earthmoving for Planetary Applications
Documents   zip file download  3.5 mb


Tai Sik Lee
Pneumatic Transfer System and Packing System for the Moon
Documents   zip file download  5.5 mb


Edgardo Santiago-Maldonado
Experimental Testing and Modeling of a Pneumatic Regolith Delivery System for ISRU
Documents   zip file download  1.2 mb




ISRU Processing



Allen Wilkinson
Size Beneficiation of Regolith for Simplicity and Efficiency
Documents   zip file download  0.98 mb


Tai Sik Lee
Waterless Concrete Landing Pad to Prevent Fine-Dust in the Moon
Documents   zip file download  2.1 mb


Ariane Chepko
Regolith Heat Recuperation with A Dusty Gas Heat Exchanger
Documents   zip file download  0.15 mb


David R. Whitlock
Concentration of Lunar Ice from Lunar Regolith with Separation Technologies Belt Separator at Cryogenic Temperatures
Documents   zip file download  2.1 mb




Pictures of June 21st, 2011 Hardware Demonstration




On June 21st, 2011, a demonstration session was held at Neptec to showcase the ISRU equipment provided by various attendees.

Photos of that session are shown below. To view a larger version of each picture, CLICK THE THUMBNAIL IMAGE.

See you all in 2012!






SRR XII demonstrations

2011 PTMSS-SRR 1

SRR XII demonstrations

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