Power for Magma Electrolysis

by Kenneth A. Owrey, Fluor Daniel Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


This paper summarizes qualitative issues of electrical power distribution for near-term lunar facilities. The issues to be discussed were developed during a conceptual study of a Lunar Liquid Oxygen Plant (LLOX). Issues are discussed based on current terrestrial technology and construction techniques. The discussion identifies areas for further detailed study and evaluation.

Subject Headings: Solar power | Power transmission | Power plants | Lunar materials | Electrical systems | Oxygen | Construction methods | Industrial facilities

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