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CfM2: Covering the Habitats with Martian regolith

Cargo vehicles, once emptied and dragged to a final location, are used as habitats for the Mars base. The vehicles will be covered with loose Martian dirt to provide radiation shielding. Note the wench pulling a bucket on the rear vehicle. The fuel and oxygen production equipment is on the right. Designed during a Mission design workshop during the "Case for Mars 2" conference in Boulder, Colorado, USA, July 1984.
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Filename:12_baseconstruct_0.jpg
Album name:palaia / Temporary Earth Imported Structures
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Keywords:CaseForMars2, CfM2, base, habitat, cargo craft, regolith, radiation shielding
Copyright Info: Copyright 1984-6, by Carter Emmart
Source URL:spot.colorado.edu/~marscase/emmart.html - related info
Artist or Photographer:Carter Emmart
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bam [Dec 29, 2006 at 03:29 PM]
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