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In Moon Camp Pioneers each team’s mission is to 3D design a complete Moon Camp using Fusion 360. 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: Starry Dream

Middle school affiliated to Zhengzhou University of light industry  Zhengzhou City, Henan Province    China 19 External viewer for 3d project
Project description

We formed a lunar camp for scientific research, the purpose of which is to study the moon’s helium 3 and mineral resources.The lunar camp consists of a laboratory, bedroom, kitchen, gym, nuclear power room, water storage room, energy production room, plant breeding room and other peripheral facilities.Bedroom, kitchen, gym and so on can meet the astronauts’ daily life;Nuclear power generation room, energy production room and plant breeding room can provide the necessary energy and material for the astronauts’ daily life;The laboratory can provide space for astronauts to conduct scientific research and data analysis;The outbuildings include solar panels, radar and detection cars.You can generate solar power, you can detect things.Our lunar camp can meet all the needs of the astronauts on the moon and provide the needs of the astronauts for their daily life and scientific research.

Where do you want to build your Moon Camp?

I want to build a lunar camp in the southern hemisphere of the moon, mainly because compared with the northern hemisphere, although there are also impact craters, the southern hemisphere of the moon is relatively flat, with no volcanic eruption and better natural conditions, so it is generally more suitable for building a base.

How do you plan to build your Moon Camp? Describe the techniques and materials you would use.

I plan to use local materials. Moon rocks have strong cohesive force and are relatively firm. In addition, moon dust can be compressed into solid modules .Adding urea to the material reduces the need for water, maintains workability, and combines urea with lunar surface cuttings, which they mix with water, urea, naphthalene, and polycarboxylate .The mixture is soft enough to be formable and stable enough to hold its shape.

From the earth can be taken: high temperature resistant metal materials and commonly used low temperature insulation materials, solid materials are polyethylene, polytetrafluoroethylene, polytrifluoroethylen, poly (p-xylene) and glass fiber tape bonded with epoxy. Build bases that are protected against both high and low temperatures.

 

The environment on the Moon is very dangerous for the astronauts. Explain how your Moon Camp will protect them.

The use of solid construction materials, add special technology, high safety, prevent asteroid meteorite fall, strong radiation on the moon, can be weathered soil material as a natural protective layer.The absence of volcanic eruptions in the southern hemisphere avoids such natural disasters.

 

 

Explain how your Moon Camp will provide the astronauts with:
Water
Food
Electricity
Air

First, we bring drinking water from the earth, then we filter and collect human water through the recycling system, and then we look for water on the moon, and ice reacts to accumulate water resources.

Bring in food from Earth and then provide a food source for the lunar base by building food growing rooms.

The moon’s surface has a large temperature difference between day and night, which could be used to build a temperature differential generator, which could be used in conjunction with solar panels to provide electricity.

It provides living conditions for the site by using water and electricity to generate oxygen, as well as photosynthesis of plants.

Explain what would be the main purpose of your Moon Camp (for example: commercial, scientific, and/or tourist purposes).

The main purpose of the lunar camp is scientific inquiry.The moon contains a lot of mineral resources and abundant solar energy, and its soil contains a very important ultimate energy raw material — helium. The development and use of this raw material can provide the earth with clean, efficient and healthy new energy.On the moon, there is no magnetic field, compared to the earth, it has a stable foundation for the establishment of observation, for scientists to observe the distant universe convenient.

Describe a day on the Moon for your Moon Camp astronaut crew.

After waking up in the bedroom on the second floor, the astronauts began to wash and wash. After washing, they worked out in the gym on the second floor so that their bodies could quickly adapt to life on the moon and prepare breakfast.

After breakfast, we discussed the work content of the day in the conference room on the second floor and began to prepare for the research work of the day. First, we went to the plant breeding room to observe the growth of plants.

Driving a car to inspect the surrounding environment;

Then enter the laboratory on the first floor to experiment the scientific development of water. At noon, have lunch together on the second floor, and then take a nap to ensure sufficient spirit.

In the afternoon, I started to study the development of new energy. I carried out experiments on the lunar helium-3 element, which needed to be transported to the room by car for long-term development of nuclear energy.

In the evening, after dinner, we can have fun in the leisure room on the second floor for digestion and relaxation, and finish the work of the day. We can summarize the contents of the day in the meeting room on the second floor, and finally close all channels and enter the rest state.

 


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