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Explorers gallery 2022 – Moon Camp Challenge
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Explorers gallery 2022

Moon Camp Explorers Gallery 2021-2022

In Moon Camp Explorers each team’s mission is to 3D design a complete Moon Camp using Tinkercad. They also have to explain how they will use local resources, protect astronauts from the dangerous of space and describe the living and working facilities.

Team: Lunar Sustainers  Bangalore    India 12, 10, 10, 10, 12   12 / 2
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Project description

Our Group name is called the Lunar Sustainers. It’s because we want to sustain there for a long time and escort people to the moon to live in peace without any problems. We can use renewable energy. We will be accomadating 12 astronauts at a time in the Lander, and when the time goes on will be bringing more astronauts to live and work. And some astronauts will be going back. They will stay there for 7 months. The main experiments we will be doing is checking composition of air. Searching for ice to make water and collecting regolith. The right side of our camp Is the living area and working area and the left side is for nuclear power plant and solar panels and ice mining and other mining and collecting regolith. We have the living domes, Ice water converter, Meat farm, Greenhouse that have lettuce hydroponics and aeroponics and Labortary, dispensary, kitchen and café, Geologist’s centre and the main hall café. We have an Air room that can be used in case of emergency

Where do you want to build your Moon Camp?
We will be building the Moon camp at the North pole in the Peary crater.
Why did you choose this location?

We chose this location because It has the availability of ice that can be turned into water. It has the availability of sunlight also. For six months there will be the sunlight and it can be absorbed by the solar panels into the battery. And it can be used. For the next six months without the sunlight we will be using the energy of the Nuclear fission that can be turned to electricity. We can use the water for bathing, cooking, washing and drinking, and use for the nuclear power plant. We will turn the water into ice using the  ice water converter. We will use the regolith to make oxygen


How do you plan to build your Mooncamp? Which materials will you use?

We will be using 3d printers to build domes, and other places. As we can see in the moon camp there are 3d printers make domes and constructing it. Solar panels, antennas and etc are supplied from the earth. We have transparent material to use as one of the materials of construction. It is called polycarbonate as used by every apollo mission


We are providing our Astronauts by two ways. Melting the ice and purifying it and Taking the urine of the Astronauts and purifying it through different processes.
As we can see in the camp Ice driller robots are drilling ice and taking into it. That water is taken to the ice water converter and purified with heaters and other filterings the 70% water that we get from ice is used for many uses like For nuclear power plant drinking etc. and 30% water is separated to oxygen and hydrogen using electrolysis. And urine is turned to water by first putting it in the steam turner and it will be condensed to water and then purified and the odour is removed using chlorine dioxide and then boiled and then again purified and it is collected

We will grow lettuce hydroponics and aeroponics in the greenhouse and other plants. And we have the meat factory which is used to grow meat from cell of an animal like chicken. We have nitrogen tanks in which the cell is grown.

The sources of power is the solar panels and the nuclear fission energy as you can see in the camp. Solar panels are placed in the camp and the electrons are stored in the battery and used for Many uses. The nuclear energy is used for electricity.
The nuclear energy is very efficient. The radioactive element used in it is the Uranium. First the Uranium is heated up and the steam goes to the turbine and to the electricity generator and it is stored in the battery. For balancing the heat, the water is used. We are protecting our camp for radiation by having water layers

We get the air like o2 from the regolith soil and greenhouse and the oxygen can be gotten by separating water into hydrogen and oxygen using the process of electrolysis. As you can see the picture there is a main water tank which has the label h2o and there is two more small tanks, hydrogen and oxygen. There is a battery for the source of sending electric current. Oxygen attracts the positive terminal whereas the hydrogen attracts the negative terminal. Then, we can use oxygen for breathing and hydrogen for rocket fuel. Like Under the ice water converter we have Oxygen tanks filled with it and supplied to that particular room, like that every room has a oxygen and power battery under it. We have algae in the living domes to provide the astronauts with oxygen. Regolith collectors are collecting that soil and turning into oxygen. We get c02 from the breathing out of humans. N2 is taken from the plants that die.

The materials used is concrete plus regolith. We have 6 layers of protection. Concrete is very strong and withstanding. We have asteroid shooting thing as you can see in the picture. The Camp will be protected from nuclear and solar radiation by the help of water layers. Plus only in the living dome the astronaut can remove the suit and outside they have to wear it. And when the time goes when people gets escorted to the moon we will build ways connecting each other buildings.

Describe a day on the Moon for one of your Moon Camp astronauts

A day on the moon for astronauts will be very different compared to the earth. First they wake up in the morning and go for a shower at the bathroom connected to the dome and they come back and put their formal dress and they do exercise on the treadmill and take in some good air from the algae and wear the Astronaut suit and will got to the main hall cafe where they will drink tea or any other food. Then the astronaut will got to the control room where he or she will communicate with the earth ground station and some astronauts will check out the greenhouse from the control room. And some will go to the Laboratory to check out with the laboratory technologists. And some will travel to other places of the moon in search of minerals or any resources and anything. Some in the control room will be just chilling in the break time and eating lunch. Others will got to the geologists centre and perform some experiments. And others will check out on the arrived things and classify it. Others will be building satellites and rovers. Then everybody will leave from their job and have a walk outside with the spacesuit and will drink tea and after that go back to work and eat dinner and got to the living dome and sleep and relax. We have an inflatable air room or port the satellite will only activate if there is any attack or emergency. They would have every necessary things inside and they will after some days escort to the iss of the moon in the orbit.

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