We investigated the social and technological aspects and requirements of colonizing the moon and its impacts on humanity. To this end we considered various visionary technologies for the establishment of a successful lunar base. In depth studies were performed regarding the commercial motivations, laws and consumer applications involved in a lunar base. Such a base will serve as a focal point for helium-3 mining, the detection and observation of near-Earth objects and will serve as a spaceport to the planets.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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