Oxygen and metal from lunar regolith

On the left side of this before and after image is a pile of simulated lunar soil, or regolith; on the right is the same pile after essentially all the oxygen has been extracted from it, leaving a mixture of metal alloys. Both the oxygen and metal could be used in future by settlers on the Moon.

Oxygen and metal from lunar regolith

On the left side of this before and after image is a pile of simulated lunar soil, or regolith; on the right is the same pile after essentially all the oxygen has been extracted from it, leaving ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Lunar dirt can be broken down into oxygen and metals

This study rocks.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from ZME Science

Metal from moondust

Technology image of the week: Almost all the oxygen has been extracted from this pile of simulated moondust, leaving a mixture of metal alloys

Wed 9 Oct 19 from ESA

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