Table of Contents

PROLOGUE 1
 
THE SYMPOSIUM: KEYNOTE SPEECHES 5
 
Remarks on the Lunar Base 7
  Beggs, James M.
 
The Challenges and Opportunities of a New Era in Space: How Will We Respond? 11
  Keyworth, G. A., Ii
 
In Space: One World United 15
  Hickel, Walter J.
 
An opportunity for Openness 21
  Kantrowitz, Arthur
 
Thoughts on a Lunar Base 25
  Teller, Edward
 
LUNAR BASE CONCEPTS 33
 
Lunar Bases: A Post-Apollo Evaluation 35
  Lowman, Paul D., Jr.
 
Evolution of Concepts for Lunar Bases 47
  Johnson, Stewart W. & Leonard, Ray S.
 
Strategies for a Permanent Lunar Base 57
  Duke, Michael B., Mendell, Wendell W. & Roberts, Barney B.
 
Preliminary Design of a Permanently Manned Lunar Surface Research Base 69
  Hoffman, Stephen J. & Niehoff, John C.
 
Merits of A Lunar Polar Base Location 77
  Burke, James D.
 
Nuclear Energy-Key to Lunar Development 85
  Buden, David & Angelo, Joseph A., Jr.
 
Nuclear Powerplants for Lunar Bases 99
  French, J. R.
 
TRANSPORTATION ISSUES 109
 
Mission and Operations Modes for Lunar Basing 111
  Woodcock, Gordon R.
 
Impact of Lunar and Planetary Missions on the Space Station 125
  Babb, G. R., Davis, H. P., Phillips, P. G. & Stump, W. R.
 
A Moon Base/Mars Base Transportation Depot 141
  Keaton, Paul W.
 
Achromatic Trajectories and the Industrial-Scale Transport of Lunar Resources 155
  Heppenheimer, T. A.
 
A Lunar-Based Propulsion System 169
  Rosenberg, Sanders D.
 
Launching Rockets and Small Satellites from the Lunar Surface 177
  Anderson, K. A., Dougherty, W. M. & Pankow, D. H.
 
LUNAR SCIENCE 187
 
The need for a lunar base - Answering basic questions about planetary science 189
  Taylor, G. J.
 
Geochemical and petrological sampling and studies at the first moon base 199
  Haskin, L. A., Korotev, R. L., Lindstrom, D. J. & Lindstrom, M. M.
 
A Closer Look at Lunar Volcanism from a Base on the Moon 211
  Vaniman, D. T., Heiken, G. & Taylor, G. J.
 
Advanced geologic exploration supported by a lunar base - A traverse across the Imbrium-Procellarum region of the moon 223
  Cintala, M. J., Spudis, P. D. & Hawke, B. R.
 
Search for volatiles and geologic activity from a lunar base 239
  Friesen, L. J.
 
Unmanned spaceflights needed as scientific preparation for a manned lunar base 245
  Wilhelms, D. E.
 
The next generation geophysical investigation of the moon 253
  Hood, L. L., Sonett, C. P. & Rusell, C. T.
 
Geophysics and lunar resources 265
  Strangway, D.
 
Surface Electromagnetic Exploration Geophysics Applied to the Moon 271
  Ander, Mark E.
 
SCIENCE ON THE MOON 279
 
Astronomical interferometry on the moon 281
  Burke, B. F.
 
A moon-earth radio interferometer 293
  Burns, J. O.
 
A very low frequency radio astronomy observatory on the moon 301
  Douglas, J. N. & Smith, H. J.
 
Lunar based gamma ray astronomy 307
  Haymes, R. C.
 
Irradiation of the moon by galactic cosmic rays and other particles 315
  Adams, J. H., Jr. & Shapiro, M. M.
 
Celestial sources of high-energy neutrinos as viewed from a lunar observatory 329
  Shapiro, M. M. & Silberberg, R.
 
A lunar neutrino detector 335
  Cherry, M. & Lande, K.
 
Neutrino Measurements on the Moon 345
  Petschek, Albert G.
 
Mass extinctions and cosmic collisions - A lunar test 349
  Horz, F.
 
LUNAR CONSTRUCTION 361
 
Lunar Base Design 363
  Land, Peter
 
A Surface-Assembled Superstructure Envelope System to Support Regolith Mass- Shielding for an Initial-Operational-Capability Lunar Base 375
  Kaplicky, Jan & Nixon, David
 
Concrete for Lunar Base Construction 381
  Lin, T. D.
 
Concrete and Other Cement-Based Composites for Lunar Base Construction 391
  Young, J. Francis
 
Magma, Ceramic, and Fused Adobe Structures Generated In-Situ 399
  Khalili, E. Nader
 
Lava tubes - Potential shelters for habitats 405
  Horz, F.
 
Design of Lunar-Based Facilities: The Challenge of a Lunar Observatory 413
  Johnson, Stewart W. & Leonard, Ray S.
 
Environmental Considerations and Waste Planning on the Lunar Surface 423
  Briggs, Randall & Sacco, Albert, Jr.
 
LUNAR MATERIALS AND PROCESSES 433
 
Toward a Spartan Scenario for Use of Lunar Materials 435
  Haskin, Larry A.
 
Mining for Lunar Base Support 445
  Podnieks, E. R. & Roepke, W. W.
 
Electrostatic Concentration of Lunar Soil Minerals 453
  Agosto, William N.
 
In Situ Rock Melting Applied to Lunar Base Construction and for Exploration Drilling and Coring on the Moon 465
  Rowley, John C. & Neudecker, Joseph W.
 
Microwave Processing of Lunar Materials: Potential Applications 479
  Meek, Thomas T., Vaniman, David T., Cocks, Franklin H. & Wright, Robin A.
 
Mechanical Properties of Lunar Materials Under Anhydrous, Hard Vacuum Conditions: Applications of Lunar Glass Structural Components 487
  Blacic, James D.
 
Guide to using lunar soil and simulants for experimentation 497
  Allton, J. H., Galindo, C., Jr. & Watts, L. A.
 
Fractional Distillation in a Lunar Environment 507
  Pettit, Donald R.
 
Lunar Machining 519
  Lewis, William
 
OXYGEN: PRELUDE TO LUNAR INDUSTRIALIZATION 529
 
A Parametric Analysis of Lunar Oxygen Production 531
  Simon, Michael C.
 
Lunar Oxygen Production from Ilmenite 543
  Gibson, Michael A. & Knudsen, Christian W.
 
Oxygen Extraction from Lunar Materials: An Experimental Test of an Ilmenite Reduction Process 551
  Williams, Richard J.
 
A Carbothermal Scheme for Lunar Oxygen Production 559
  Cutler, Andrew Hall & Krag, Peter
 
Lunar regolith fines - A source of hydrogen 571
  Carter, J. L.
 
Hydrogen Recovery From Extraterrestrial Materials Using Microwave Energy 583
  Tucker, D. S., Vaniman, D. T., Anderson, J. L., Clinard, F. W., Feber, R. C., Jr., Frost, H. M., Meek, T. T., Jr. & Wallace, T. C.
 
Microbial Extraction of Hydrogen from Lunar Dust 591
  White, David C. & Hirsch, Peter
 
Hydrogen and Water Desorption on the Moon: Approximate On-Line Simulations 603
  Blanford, G. E., Borgesen, P., Maurette, M., Moller, W. & Monart, B.
 
An Analysis of Alternate Hydrogen Sources for Lunar Manufacture 611
  Friedlander, Herbert N.
 
LIFE SUPPORT AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE 621
 
The Evolution of CELSS for Lunar Bases 623
  Macelroy, R. D., Klein, Harold P. & Averner, M. M.
 
Wheat Farming in a Lunar Base 635
  Salisbury, Frank B. & Bugbee, Bruce G.
 
Metabolic Support for a Lunar Base 647
  Sauer, R. L.
 
Implementing Supercritical Water Oxidation Technology in a Lunar Base Environmental Control/Life Support System 653
  Sedej, Melaine Meyer
 
Radiation Transport of Cosmic Ray Nuclei in Lunar Material and Radiation Doses 663
  Silberberg, R., Tsao, C. H., Adams, J. H., Jr. & Letaw, John R.
 
Aerosol Deposition Along the Respiratory Tract at Zero Gravity: A Theoretical Study 671
  Lehnert, B. E., Smith, D. M., Holland, L. M., Tillery, M. I. & Thomas, R. G.
 
Toward the Development of a Recombinant DNA Assay System for the Detection of Genetic Change in Astronauts' Cells 679
  Atchley, Susan V., Chen, David J.-C., Strniste, Gary F., Walters, Ronald A. & Moyzis, Robert K.
 
Flow Cytometry for Health Monitoring in Space 687
  Jett, James H., Martin, John C., Saunders, George C. & Stewart, Carleton C.
 
SOCIETAL ISSUES 699
 
Dreams and Realities: The Future in Space 701
  Logsdon, John
 
The Budgetary Feasibility of a Lunar Base 711
  Sellers, Wallace O. & Keaton, Paul W.
 
Lunar Stations: Prospects for International Cooperation 717
  Smith, Phillip M.
 
Soviet lunar exploration - Past and future 725
  Oberg, J. E.
 
Legal Responses for Lunar Bases and Space Activities in the 21st Century 735
  Moore, Amanda Lee
 
Extraterrestrial Law and Lunar Bases: General Legal Principles and a Particular Regime Proposal (INTERLUNE) 741
  Joyner, Christopher C. & Schmitt, Harrison H.
 
Lunar Base: Learning to Live in Space 751
  Finney, Ben
 
Lessons from the Past: Toward a Long-Term Space Policy 757
  Lawler, Andrew
 
Historical Perspectives on the Moon Base-Cook and Australia 765
  Jones, Eric M. & Finney, Ben R.
 
Space Poems: Close Encounters Between the Lyric Imagination and 25 Years of NASA Space Exploration 771
  Knox, Helene
 
MARS 785
 
A Millennium Project-Mars 2000 787
  Schmitt, Harrison H.
 
Mars: The Next Major Goal? 795
  King, Elbert A.
 
Rationales for Early Human Missions to Phobos and Deimos 801
  O'Leary, Brian
 
The Moons of Mars: A Source of Water for Lunar Bases and LEO 809
  Cordell, Bruce M.
 
The problem of water on Mars 817
  Squyres, S. W.
 
A VISION OF LUNAR SETTLEMENT 825
 
Lunar Industrialization and Settlement-Birth of Polyglobal Civilization 827
  Ehricke, Krafft A.
 
EPILOGUE: Address Given at The centennial Celebration, 4 July 2076, By Leonard Vincennes, Official Historian of Luna City 857
  Bova, Ben
 
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