1988-07-01

Greenhouses and Green Cheese: Use of Lunar Resources in CELSS Development 881057

This paper describes the major lunar resources that would be tapped in developing a Controlled Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) greenhouse for a manned lunar base. The use of the moon's gravitational field, natural sunlight, and mineral resources from the lunar surface are discussed. Lunar soil processing technologies with CELSS relevance, and their contributions to greenhouse development are presented.

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