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Description

We have not identified to any degree of certainty the ideal location of a lunar settlement. Relevant details are access to lunar resources, communications implications, landing difficulty, and more.

Roadblock Type

Scientific

Priority (1-5)

1

% Mitigated

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Citations:

  1. Siegfried, W., "Lunar base development missions," Acta Astronautica, 44, (1999) 7-12
    1. Siegfried - 1999 - Lunar base development missions.pdf
  2. Detsis, E., et al., "Location selection and layout for LB10- a lunar base at the lunar north pole with a liquid mirror observatory," Acta Astronautica, 85, (2013), 61-72
    1. Detsis - 2013 - Location selection and layout for LB10- a lunar base at the lunar north pole with a liquid mirror observatory.pdf
  3. Malla, R., and Brown, K., "Determination of temperature variation on lunar surface and subsurface for habitat analysis and design," Acta Astronautica, 107 (2015), 196-207
    1. Malla - 2015 - Determination of temperature variation on lunar surface and subsurface for habitat analysis and design.pdf