Meet the ESA experts – Resources on the Moon


It’s common knowledge that the Moon is a cratered ball of rock. Stunning as it is in the night sky or in photographs taken from orbit the landscape is barren, grey, dusty and dark. Are there other things to be found than meets the eye? Moon scientist Alexandre Meurisse explains which resources can be found on the Moon.

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  1. Nice to see this series! I would have never imagined that the oxygen that can be extracted from the lunar soil would in reasonable quantities be sufficient to fill up a room of oxygen and replenish it. The first school example of oxygen forming is by electrolysis, but I guess water is too valuable and lunar soil is oxygen rich enough? Interesting to see what scientists at ESA are doing 🙂

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