Conceiving a lunar base using 3D printing technologies

Project duration: 9 month

Project conclusion: November 2018

Client: European Space Agency

Consortium: OHB System AG, Germany; COMEX S.A, France; Sonaca Space GmbH, Germany


Task: evaluation and feasibility of producing the essential items required in a three-phase development scheme of an expanding lunar base using additive layer manufacturing techniques, with a focus on in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).  LIQUIFER Systems Group was lead in identifying and evaluating long-duration goods and on-demand items in each of the three phases of development.  >link