|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/158R ; 244/159 ; 52/794|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 0|
A lunar habitat is provided by placing an external tank of an orbiter in a low Earth orbit where the hydrogen tank is separated from the intertank and oxygen tank which form a base structure. The base structure is then outfitted with an air lock, living quarters, a thermal control system, an environmental control and life support system, and a propulsion system. After the mounting of an outer sheath about the base structure to act as a micrometeoroid shield, the base structure is propelled to a soft landing on the moon. The sheath is mounted at a distanc...
A method for providing a lunar habitat comprising the steps of: placing an external tank of an orbiter in a low Earth orbit, the external tank comprising a hydrogen tank, an oxygen tank, and an intertank which connects the hydrogen and oxygen tanks together; separating the hydrogen tank from the intertank and oxygen tank which together form a base structure; outfitting the base structure with an air lock, living quarters, a thermal control system, an environmental and life support system, and a propulsion system; mounting an outer sheath about the base s...