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Moon Camp Pioneers Gallery 2019-2020

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: The Explorer

Qingpu Senior High School  Shanghai    China 15 to 16 years old External viewer for 3d project
Project description
Describe your Moon Camp project.

Our lunar camp is a base with a complete cycle system, which depends on the resources on the moon and a small amount of earth supply to run. In such extreme conditions as the moon, it provides a comfortable and safe environment for astronauts, which makes our research on the moon further.

Where do you want to build your Moon Camp?

A small part of the camp is on the ground and most are underground.

The reason why we choose to have such a distribution is that the small part on the ground can make the transportation and camp access more convenient and the most part underground aims to keep the personnel and facilities safe.

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

We take the strategy of local materials. Most of the building materials are extracted from the lunar soil, which is rich in iron, aluminum, glass, silicon, and also contains a lot of Helium 3. Nuclear fusion also provides energy for the construction of the base. The construction technology is using several giant 3D printers, which reduces manpower and speeds up the construction.


Water resources will be transported from the earth at the beginning of the period. When the camp is completed, water recycling equipment will be used to recycle every drop of used water in the camp. Of course, it is impossible to completely recover, so the solid water contained in the moon’s poles will also be used.

There are planting areas in the camp, from the earth with seeds to the camp, including plants mainly including algae, green vegetables, etc.

Solar energy is the main energy source of the whole camp. At the same time, in order to prevent some special circumstances, such as no sunlight, the camp will use the Helium 3 on the moon for nuclear fusion.

We are equipped with a special oxygen converter to recycle a large amount of air, and a small amount of oxygen is supplied by the earth.

How do you plan to build your Moon Camp? Which materials would you use?
The environment on the Moon is very dangerous for the astronauts. Explain how your Moon Camp will protect them.

The living room of the camp and other places where most people walk are built underground. Even if a huge meteorite hits the camp, people will not be injured. In addition, the camp has built a special weapon system on the surface of the moon to deal with all kinds of smaller meteorites. It can also predict large meteorites and provide complete protection for astronauts.

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

Every morning, astronauts wake up from their personal living room, ready to start a new day. There is a breakfast in the restaurant to give the astronauts the strength to start work. Everyone’s work is different, and all kinds of facilities in the moon camp meet this demand well. The purpose of coming to the moon is to study and explore on the moon, which is why we named the camp explorer. Among them, the specialized laboratory and lunar rover allow astronauts to better explore the moon and discover its secrets. When astronauts are tired from work, they can go to the rest room to relax. Fitness is also a good choice. There are a variety of fitness equipment in the special gym in the camp, which makes the astronauts fully exercise. The vegetables in the restaurant come from the planting area, fresh, sanitary and nutritious. A short and fulfilling day passes.

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