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Extracting Oxygen and Metal from Lunar Regolith

11 Oct 2019, 07:15 UTC
Extracting Oxygen and Metal from Lunar Regolith Beth Lomax – University of Glasgow

GLASGOW, Scotland (ESA PR) — On the left side of this before and after image is a pile of simulated lunar soil, or regolith; on the right is the same pile after essentially all the oxygen has been extracted from it, leaving a mixture of metal alloys. Both the oxygen and metal could be used in future by settlers on the Moon.

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