Cylindrical Fabric-Confined Soil Structures

by Richard A. Harrison, TRW, Inc, Redondo Beach, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space III

Abstract:

Using the local soil as a structural material can greatly reduce the transport requirements for constructing Lunar and Martian surface structures. A fabric-soil structural concept which provides many advantages is proposed.



Subject Headings: Soil structures | Lunar materials | Construction materials | Mars | Construction management | Cylindrical shells | Moon | Space structures

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