One Small Step

by Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D., Senior Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 84-84

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: A concept design for an inflatable habitat on Mars incorporates indigenous ice as a structural element and a shield to protect occupants from galactic cosmic radiation.

Subject Headings: Structural members | Radiation | Mars | Ice | Conceptual design

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