American Institute of Physics Proceedings on Space Colonization

The following papers are contained in the listed American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings on Space Colonization

1ST SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2003)

  • Business Approach To Lunar Base Activation
  • AQUAPLEX An Environmentally Aware Model Lunar Settlement
  • An Interplanetary Rapid Transit System Between Earth and Mars
  • ISRU Development Strategy and Recent Activities to Support Near and Far Term Missions
  • Evaluation of Private Sector Roles in Space Resource Development
  • Investigation into Uses for Lunar Regolith
  • Surface Mine Design and Planning for Lunar Regolith Production
  • Operation, Modeling and Analysis of the Reverse Water Gas Shift Process
  • Extraction of Water from the Martian Atmosphere
  • Solar Energy for In-Situ Resource Utilization in Space
  • High Temperature Interaction Between H2, CH4, NH3 and Ilmenite
  • The Development of ISRU and ISSE Technologies Leveraging Canadian Mining Expertise
  • ISRU Reactant, Fuel Cell Based Power Plant for Robotic and Human Mobile Exploration Applications
  • Optimized ISRU Propellants for Propulsion and Power Needs for Future Mars Colonization
  • Visions and Possibilities for Future Exploration of Space
  • The Initial Nine Space Settlements
  • Colonization of Venus
  • Implications of Outside-the-Box Technologies on Future Space Exploration and Colonization
  • Tailored Force Fields for Space-Based Construction
  • Distributed Power Sources for Mars Colonization
  • Architecture Studies for Commercial Production of Propellants From the Lunar Poles
  • Space Colonization Using Space-Elevators from Phobos
  • Pathways To Colonization
  • A View of Future Human Colonies on Mars
  • New Concepts for Permanently Manned Lunar Bases, Report of the Lunar Base Design Workshop, held in Noordwijk, The Netherlands from 10–21 June 2002
  • The International Space Development Authority
  • Space Colonization — Benefits for the World
  • Triggering Events for the First Space Settlement
  • Stages in the Terraforming of Mars: the Transition to Flowering Plants
  • Terraforming Mars: Can We Feed Ourselves If We Go?

 

2ND SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2004)

  • Xanadu: A Polar Base for Manufacturing Supplies on Mars
  • A Prototype Bucket Wheel Excavator for the Moon, Mars and Phobos
  • Is Extraction of Methane, Hydrogen and Oxygen from the Lunar Regolith Economically Feasible?
  • A Site Selection Technique for Martian Habitats
  • Unit Costs for Lunar-Derived Propellants
  • Benzene Production on Mars
  • Requirements for Space Settlement Design
  • Shell Worlds: An Approach to Making Large Moons and Small Planets Habitable

 

3RD SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2005)

SPACE EXPLORATION:

  • Micro Asteroid Prospector Powered by Energetic Radioisotopes: MAPPER
  • The Plasma Magnet for Sailing the Solar Wind
  • A Concept Mission: Microbots for Large-Scale Planetary Surface and Subsurface Exploration

SPACE BASES:

  • Technical Feasibility Assessment of Lunar Base Mission Scenarios
  • The New Mars Synthesis: A New Concept of Mars Geo-Chemical History

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON THE MOON:

  • Solar Thermal Power System for Lunar ISRU Processes
  • Granular Materials and the Risks they Pose for Success on the Moon and Mars
  • Carbon Reduction of Lunar Regolith for Oxygen Production

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON MARS:

  • Microchannel Reactors for ISRU Applications

 

4TH SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2006)

SPACE TOURISM ADVENTURES:

  • Lunar Colonization and NASA’s Exploration Changes
  • Designing the Orbital Space Tourism Experience

SPACE EXPLORATION:

  • Conceptual Design for Interplanetary Spaceship Discovery
  • Mars Transfer Vehicle and Lander Concepts for Human Exploration Missions in the 2031-2038 Time Frame
  • StarTram: An Ultra Low Cost Launch System to Enable Large Scale Exploration of the Solar System

SPACE BASES ON THE MOON:

  • Power System Concepts for the Lunar Outpost: A Review of the Power Generation, Energy Storage, Power Management and Distribution (PMAD) System Requirements and Potential Technologies for Development of the Lunar Outpost

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON THE MOON:

  • Effect of Water Ice Content on Excavatibility of Lunar Regolith
  • A Vibrofluidized Reactor for Resource Extraction from Lunar Regolith

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON MARS:

  • Development of a Microchannel In Situ Propellant Production System
  • In Situ Manufacturing of Plastics and Composites to Support H&R Exploration
  • Microchannel Reactors for ISRU Applications Using Nanofabricated Catalysts
  • Recovering the Atmospheric Resources of Mars: Updating the MARRS Study

SPACE SETTLEMENTS OR COLONIES:

  • Next X-Prize: L1 Base with Linked Asteroid Mining as Prime Catalyst for Space Enterprise
  • The Astrosociology of Space Colonies: Or the Social Construction of Societies in Space
  • A New Method of Space Travel Optimized for Space Tourism and Colonization
  • Validation of Tailored Force Fields Concept for Use in Space-Based Construction

TERRAFORMING, DOMED ECOSYSTEMS AND PLANETARY SURFACES:

  • Mars X: A Mars Mission Architecture with Lunar-Mars Synergy

 

5TH SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2007)

SPACE EXPLORATION

  • Centaur Application to Robotic and Crewed Lunar Lander Evolution
  • Nanoparticle Electric Propulsion for Space Exploration

SPACE BASES ON THE MOON

  • MIC: Magnetically Deployable Structures for Power, Propulsion, Processing, Habitats and Energy Storage at Manned Lunar Bases
  • Moon Bases as Initial “Space Society” Trials: Utilizing Astrosociology to Make Space Settlements Livable
  • What Will We Actually Do On the Moon?

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON THE MOON

  • Development of an Integrated RVC – LWRD System for RESOLVE
  • Microwave Extraction of Water from Lunar Regolith Simulant
  • Drilling Results in Ice-Bound Simulated Lunar Regolith
  • Vacuum Pyrolysis and Related ISRU Techniques

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON MARS

  • Percussive Penetration of Unconsolidated Granular Media in a Laboratory Setting
  • Martian Liquid CO2 and Metabolic Heat Regenerated Temperature Swing Adsorption for Portable Life Support Systems
  • Lunar In Situ Materials-Based Surface Structure Technology Development Efforts at NASA/MSFC
  • Multi-MICE: Nuclear Powered Mobile Probes to Explore Deep Interiors of the Ice Sheets on Mars and the Jovian Moons

SPACE SETTLEMENTS OR COLONIES

  • Symbiotic Relationship of Man and Machine in Space Colonization
  • Optimal Architecture for an Asteroid Mining Mission: System Components and Project Execution

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE FOR SPACE COLONIZATION

  • A Minimized Technological Approach towards Human Self Sufficiency off Earth
  • The All Terrain Bio-Nano Gear for Space Radiation Detection System

LARGE SCALE PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR COLONIZATION

  • On the Possibility of a Persistent Mars Greenhouse, or, Mars and Venus Find Something in Common
  • The CI Carbonaceous Chondrites as the Missing Old Meteorites of Mars

SPACE RESOURCE UTILIZATION ON THE MOON II

  • High-Efficiency Extraction and Utilization of Lunar Solar Wind Volatiles
  • Development of a Reactor Model for Chemical Conversion of Lunar Regolith
  • Tribocharging Lunar Simulant in Vacuum for Electrostatic Beneficiation
  • A Quantitative Method for Evaluating Regolith Simulants

 

6TH SYMPOSIUM ON SPACE COLONIZATION (2008)

SPACE EXPLORATION: STRATEGIES

  • Simulation and Analysis of Architectures for a Lunar Surface Outpost
  • In-Situ Propellant Supplied Lunar Lander Concept
  • Lunar Surface Architecture Utilization and Logistics Support Assessment

SPACE BASES ON THE MOON: CONCEPTS AND CHALLENGES

  • Astrosociology and Space Exploration: Taking Advantage of the Other Branch of Science
  • Risk-Assessment for Equipment Operating on the Lunar Surface

SPACE BASES ON MARS: HOW AND WHY?

  • Spaceship Discovery’s Crew and Cargo Lander Module Designs for Human Exploration of Mars
  • Characterization and Glass Formation of JSC-1 Lunar and Martian Soil Simulants
  • A Greenhouse for Mars and Beyond

SPACE SETTLEMENTS OR COLONIES

  • The Space Homestead and Creation of Real Estate and Industry beyond Earth
  • Space Colony from a Commercial Asteroid Mining Company Town

LUNAR DUST: FUNDAMENTALS AND SIMULATIONS

  • Measurements of Charging of Apollo 17 Lunar Dust Grains by Electron Impact
  • Some Expected Mechanical Characteristics of Lunar Dust: A Geological View

 

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