APR 20, 2015 10:12 AM PDT

A Possible Plan For A Lunar Outpost

WRITTEN BY: Andrew J. Dunlop
A 1990 illustration of one possible configuration for an early outpost on the moon

This plan from 1990 for an Early Lunar Outpost based on a module like those used for the International Space Station. Equipment is mounted in modular racks. Most equipment directly supports human life support, human health, and habitation.
About the Author
  • Andrew J. Dunlop lives and writes in a little town near Boston. He's interested in space, the Earth, and the way that humans and other species live on it.
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