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  • adj. Using a combination of heat and carbon


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  • However, there are many processing technologies (vapor phase pyrolysis, magma electrolysis, and even carbothermal) that can get us metals.

    NAS Seeks Public Input on Space Goals - NASA Watch

  • These modular structures are reused as computers, carbon for the carbothermal process, or hardware to build various and sundry things on the surface, including LOX storage systems.

    Why the Moon? Here's Why. - NASA Watch

  • Using carbothermal or molten electrolysis methods, ISRU and space mining would excavate less material in a year then LCROSS raised into the lunar atmosphere in seconds!!!! "



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