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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: Eva team

Zhengzhou University of Light Industry  Zhengzhou    China 17 to 18 years old External viewer for 3d project
Project description
Describe your Moon Camp project.

Eva Moon Camp is similar to the fantasy base, which is more in line with the future development direction. We have a constant temperature living space, scientific research space, rest and fitness space for multiple astronauts at the base. Lunar transport vehicles, multiple radars provide sufficient early warning systems, and escape systems can help astronauts escape the danger smoothly.

Where do you want to build your Moon Camp?

We want to build camps on the polar regions of the moon. According to the data, the polar regions are rich in water resources, which solves our problem of using water on the moon. Polar days and polar nights will appear in polar regions, and researchers can have enough time to study the phenomena that occur in polar days or nights, as well as some data changes.

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

May choose a tall 3D printed robot, we choose the material, and finally the robot builds it. Glass is used for building materials, and we use Low-E glass to reduce radiation. The ground part is directly made of lunar soil, and the planting soil will be carried from the earth.We will also choose to excavate the moon soil on site and turn it into a building material after processing.

Water
Food
Electricity
Air

Drinking water can directly use the water resources on the treated moon, and domestic water can also directly use the water on the moon. The discharged sewage uses a sewage processor, and then turns into water for planting crops.

Some can bring some food directly from the earth, such as compressed biscuits and slices of bread. The lack of vitamins can be taken from the vegetable garden, there are tomatoes and radishes.

Electricity can rely on solar energy, which absorbs excess solar energy during polar days and stores it, which can ensure power supply during polar nights.We will also explore available energy on the moon.

The oxygen required on the moon is not as much as that on the earth. The botanical garden is used to connect with the space of human activities. The plants provide oxygen, and the human exhales carbon dioxide to feed the plants.

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.

Radar detectors are placed in three directions to monitor the movement of meteorite outside the moon at any time. If the monitoring is about to strike a meteorite to our camp, we can quickly take the data and leave the moon by escape capsule to ensure the safety of personnel. The construction of human living space will use low-e glass to reduce the radiation to researchers on the moon.The temperature difference between day and night on the moon is very large. We have a constant temperature system in the room to help astronauts live on the moon.

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

The main mission of astronauts on the moon is to survey and investigate the surface, temperature, humidity and the unknown things on the moon, to understand the value of the development and utilization of the moon, the moon as a rest area or a turning point for future settlement on Mars, to help humans to experience the life on the moon first. Astronauts are also the main force in a group of efforts to remake the moon.Each day is calculated as 24 hours, 23:00 to 6:30 is the time for astronauts to sleep. After the meal, they began to prepare for the next ten or so hours of work. The first session of work is 8:00 to 12:00 in the morning, during which the astronauts could drive the transporter outside the camp to collect samples. Or the astronauts could go to areas where they can find more resources and set up temporary research bases, which could also be convenient for future astronauts. The astronauts’ main mission will be to examine rare mineral resources, soil composition, water and build new mini-bases. During their lunch break between 12:00 to 14:00, the vegetables from the garden can add color to their lunch and provide vitamins for the astronauts. At the same time, they can water the vegetables to relieve their almost monotonous life. The working time of the second period is from 14:00 to 17:00 in the afternoon. This period is mainly to study the new samples collected and analyze the components and data. Between 17:00 to 19:00 the astronauts get a short break. They can choose to spend an hour doing basic physical training to build up their resistance, or they can choose to relax with a book and then have enough energy for the next task. 19:00 to 22:00 is the last working period of the 24-hour day, during which astronauts comb through, calculate and archive previous research. When the day’s work is over, the astronauts can wash up and get ready for bed, and get ready for the next day’s work. In order to enrich the boring life of astronauts, we have added bar, fitness and entertainment facilities. Take a day off from work for five days to get rid of the boredom of repetitive work and adjust to a better mindset for the next challenge.


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