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CfM2: Burying Martian Habitats with Regolith

Drag lines are used to scoop loose soil to bury habitats for protection from solar and cosmic radiation which thin Martian air and weak magnetic field do not provide. Designed during a Mission design workshop during the "Case for Mars 2" conference in Boulder, Colorado, USA, July 1984.
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Filename:13_basegreenhs_0.jpg
Album name:palaia / Food Production and Life Support
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Keywords:CaseForMars2, CfM2, cosmic radiation, regolith, habitat, drag lines, greenhouses, rover garage
Copyright Info:Copyright 1984-6, by Carter Emmart
Source URL:spot.colorado.edu/~marscase/emmart.html - related info
Artist or Photographer:Carter Emmart
File Size:39 KB
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bam [Dec 29, 2006 at 03:27 PM]
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