Faculty Advisor

Humi, Mayer

Abstract

All throughout history, space has been an enabler and driving force of the advancement of technology, ranging from the earliest navigation systems to modern microelectronics. We have analyzed the technology behind and benefits of establishing a permanent human presence on the Moon, and we have presented our findings in a way that is understandable to laypeople in order to ease the dissemination of the scientific, commercial, and societal importance of continued space research and development.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2009

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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