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Lunar Research Station Design Challenge

Ms. Henning's Class: Bolivar Elementary School

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We have some preliminary plans. I have attached some drawings that the students have done. We want to use solar power and satellite communication. We have ideas for portable habitats that we can use to do longer explorations and then bring stuff back to base.

One of our big concerns is meteors hitting the base. What can we do to protect ourselves. Should we invent a new protective polymer?

We hope to generate oxygen in green house with plants and algae. We will use one whole pod for sewage treatment to purify our water supply so it can be reused.

We have a lab unit and a living unit as well. The settlers will have separate areas in the living pod.
There is a central meeting place for recreation and problem solving.

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