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Resilient Lunar Habitat System

A visualization of life on the moon
  • ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN | CONCEPTUAL
  • DEC 2019
  • Produced for the Resilient Extraterrestrial Habitat Institute (RETHi)
  • School of Aeronautics & Astronautics | Purdue University
  • Co-work w/ ALEX LOHRKE

The Resilient Extraterrestrial Habitat Institute (RETHi) is a NASA-funded Space Technology Research Institute (STRI) with the mission to develop and demonstrate resilient system architectures of deep space habitats. This visualization was developed to communicate the scope of the Institute’s research—a lunar habitat accommodating 4-6 crew members for a half-year mission. The habitat system represents one possible design scenario, including the subsystems studied by RETHi such as the structural system, the Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS), the radiation protection system as regolith layer, and indoor/outdoor robotic agents. Also, considering the expandability of the habitat complex, additional infrastructures such as the exterior lightings, interplanetary communication facilities, and a module under construction are illustrated.

EXTERIOR VIEW
INTERIOR VIEW
ECLSS COMPONENT CONFIGURATION
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