August 13, 2020

Central Florida Roundup

NASA grant helps UCF team develop method to extract lunar ice

Amy Keller | 7/27/2020

Lunar mining will grow ever important as the United States seek to establish a presence on the moon. While the Trump administration is drafting international agreements — known as the Artemis Accords — to govern mining on the moon, some Central Florida scientists are working on low-energy and cost-effective techniques to extract lunar deposits.

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Philip Metzger; Florida Space Institute; Kalera; Stars North; Kyle Crooks; Robert Abascal; Dix Developments; Chris Dorworth; Orlando Sentinel; BlackCloak; BRIDG; Jeff Vahle; Josh D’Amaro; Thomas Mazloum

 

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