Lunar Surface Habitation as Preparation for Mars Exploration and Scientific Advancement
Klein, Emma, Astronomy, University of Virginia
Johnson, Kelsey, AS-Astronomy, University of Virginia
his thesis is the result of research and analysis of the upcoming human missions to the Moon, particularly the efficacy of the mission architecture both in completing scientific goals and as preparation for future human missions to Mars. A discussion follows of the international agreements pertaining to lunar surface operations and opportunities for amendments. The proposed Lunar surface habitat mission architecture is compared to research stations on Antarctica and the international agreement which governs those stations.
BA (Bachelor of Arts)