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From Cave Man to Cave Martian : Living in Caves on the Earth, Moon and Mars

Author: Manfred von Ehrenfried
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
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This book explores the practicality of using the existing subsurface geology on the Moon and Mars for protection against radiation, thermal extremes, micrometeorites and dust storms rather than  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ehrenfried, Manfred von.
From Cave Man to Cave Martian.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
(OCoLC)1061820292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred von Ehrenfried
ISBN: 9783030054083 303005408X
OCLC Number: 1091899446
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Cave Uses on Earth From Prehistory to the Present; 2.1 TIME; 2.2 MANKIND; 2.3 CAVES; 2.3.1 World Record and Other Caves; 2.3.2 Caves Used by Prehistoric Man; 2.4 MODERN "TROGLODYTES"; 2.4.1 China; 2.4.2 France; 2.4.3 Spain; 2.4.4 Iran; 2.4.5 Australia; 2.5 IMPLICATIONS FOR SPACE EXPLORATION; 3 Lunar and Mars Caves, Lava Tubes and Pits; 3.1 LUNAR; 3.1.1 Marius Hills Pit; 3.1.2 Mare Tranquillitatis (The Sea of Tranquility); 3.1.3 Mare Ingenii (The Sea of Cleverness); 3.2 MARS 4 Terrestrial Cave and Lava Tube Research4.1 NASA CENTERS AND ORGANIZATIONS; 4.1.1 NASA Programs; 4.1.2 Johnson Space Center (JSC); 4.1.3 JSC's Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI); 4.1.4 NASA Ames Astrobiology Institute (NAI); 4.1.5 NASA Goddard Robotics Laboratories; 4.1.6 Langley Research Center (LaRC); 4.1.7 Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC); 4.1.8 Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL); 4.2 ESA/EUROPEAN PLANETARY SCIENCE CONGRESS; 4.2.1 Cave Research; 4.2.2 ESA Astronaut Training; 4.2.3 EPSC; 4.3 UNIVERSITIES; 4.3.1 Arizona State University (ASU); 4.3.2 Northern Arizona University 4.3.3 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)4.3.4 University of Hawaii (UOH); 4.3.5 Kansas State University (KSU); 4.3.6 University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA); 4.3.7 University of North Dakota (UND); 4.3.8 University of New Mexico (UNM); 4.3.9 New Mexico Tech/NCKRI; 4.3.10 St. Mary's University; 4.4 MARS INSTITUTE AND SETI INSTITUTE; 4.4.1 Mars Institute; 4.4.2 SETI Institute; 4.5 PLANETARY SOCIETY; 4.6 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY; 4.7 4th PLANET LOGISTICS; 5 Technologies; 5.1 INTRODUCTION; 5.2 RADIATION AND SHIELDING; 5.2.1 Introduction; 5.2.2 Radiation; 5.2.3 Protection Systems 5.2.4 Shielding Material5.3 INFLATABLES AND OTHER HABITATS; 5.3.1 Introduction; 5.3.2 Relevant Technologies; 5.3.3 NASA's Prior Inflatable Habitat Research; 5.3.4 Industries Habitat Research; 5.3.5 Mobile Surface Habitats; 5.3.6 Universities Habitat Research; 5.3.7 The Future of Inflatables and Expandables; 5.4 ROBOTICS; 5.4.1 Introduction; 5.4.2 NASA's Robotics Research; 5.4.3 Industry Robotics Research; 5.4.4 Robots for the 21st Century; 5.5 POWER SYSTEMS; 5.5.1 Introduction; 5.5.2 Relevant Technologies; 5.5.3 NASA's Power Research; 5.5.4 Future Applications 5.6 SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS AND SENSORS5.6.1 Introduction; 5.6.2 Relevant Technologies; 5.6.3 NASA's Sensor and Instrument Research; 5.6.4 Future Applications; 6 Considerations for Cave and Lava Tube Selection; 6.1 LANDING SITE AND CAVE LOCATION; 6.2 THE OPTIMUM HABITABLE CAVE; 6.2.1 Sized for the Habitat; 6.2.2 Habitat and Equipment Placement; 6.2.3 Environment and Safety; 6.3 THE SEARCH FOR WATER ICE; 6.3.1 On the Moon; 6.3.2 On Mars; 6.3.3 In the Caves and Lava Tubes; 6.4 THE SEARCH FOR LIFE; 6.4.1 On the Moon; 6.4.2 On Mars; 6.5 PROTECTION AGAINST CONTAMINATION; 6.5.1 Background
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: Manfred "Dutch" von Ehrenfried.

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