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Resources of Near Earth Space
Edited by John S. Lewis, Mildred Shapely Matthews, and Mary L. Guerrieri
977 pp. / 6.0 x 9.0 / 1993

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The Arizona Board of Regents
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Resources of Near-Earth Space - Contents

PART I--Introduction

USING RESOURCES FROM NEAR-EARTH SPACE
J. S. Lewis, D. S. McKay and B. C. Clark

PART II--The Moon

A GEOCHEMICAL ASSESMENT OF POSSIBLE LUNAR ORE FORMATION
L. A. Haskin, R. O. Colson, D. T. Vaniman and S. L. Gillett

A REVIEW OF POSSIBLE MINING APPLICATIONS IN SPACE
P. G. Chamberlain, L. A. Taylor, E. R. Podnieks and R. J. Miller

OXYGEN PRODUCTION ON THE MOON: AN OVERVIEW AND EVALUATION
L. A. Taylor and W. D. Carrier, III

PRODUCING OXYGEN BY SILICATE MELT ELECTROLYSIS
R. O. Colson and L. A. Haskin

LUNAR OXYGEN EXTRACTION USING FLUORINE
W. Seboldt, S. Lingner, S. Hoernes, W. Grimmeisen, R. Lekies, R. Herkelmann and D. M. Burt

PRODUCTION OF OXYGEN FROM LUNAR ILMENITE
Y. Zhao and F. Shadman

LUNAR OXYGEN PRODUCTION BY PYROLYSIS
C. L. Senior

COST AND BENEFITS OF LUNAR OXYGEN: ECONOMICS, ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS
B. Sherwood and G. R. Woodcock

MISSION AND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS OF IN-SITU DERIVED PROPELLANTS
E. Repic, R. Waldron, W. McClure and H. Woo

PRODUCTION OF NON-VOLATILE MATERIALS ON THE MOON
R. D. Waldron

DEVELOPMENT AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF STRUCTURAL MATERIALS FROM LUNAR SIMULANTS
C. S. Desai, H. Saadatmanesh and K. Girdner

PROCESSING OF LUNAR BASALT MATERIALS
B. J. Pletka

REFRACTORY MATERIALS FROM LUNAR RESOURCES
W H. Poisl and B. D. Fabes

LUNAR VOLATILES: IMPLICATIONS FOR LUNAR RESOURCE UTILIZATION
Fegley, Jr. and T. D. Swindle

LUNAR BASE SITING
R. L. Staehle, J. D. Burke, G. C. Snyder, R. Dowling and P. D. Spudis

PART III--Near-Earth Objects

ON THE SEARCH FOR NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS
J. Drummond, D. Rabinowitz and M. Hoffmann

DYNAMICAL RELATIONSHIPS OF NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS TO MAIN-BELT ASTEROIDS
R. Greenberg and M. C. Nolan

REVIEW OF ASTEROID COMPOSITIONS
M. L. Nelson, D. T. Britt and L. A. Lebofsky

ASTEROIDAL RESOURCE OPPORTUNITIES SUGGESTED BY METEORITE DATA
J. S. Lewis and M. L. Hutson

VOLATILE PRODUCTS FROM CARBONACEOUS ASTEROIDS
R. Nichols

SHORT-PERIOD COMETS
P. R. Weissman and H. Campins

ROLE OF NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS IN THE SPACE EXPLORATION INITIATIVE
D. R. Davis, A. L. Friedlander and T. D. Jones

PART IV--Mars and Beyond

THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND RESOURCE POTENTIAL OF MARTIAN SURFACE SOILS
C. R. Stoker; J. L. Gooding, T. Roush, A. Banin, D. Burt, B. C. Clark, G. Flynn and O. Gwynne

THE IGNEOUS CRUST OF MARS: COMPOSITIONAL EVIDENCE FROM REMOTE SENSING AND THE SNC METEORITES
R. B. Singer and H. Y. McSween, Jr.

WATER ON MARS: ITS HISTORY AND AVAILABILITY AS A RESOURCE
B. M. Jakosky and A. P. Zent

WATER RESOURCES AND HYDROGEOLOGY OF MARS
V. R. Baker, V. C. Gulick and J. S. Kargel

A CHEMICAL APPROACH TO CARBON DIOXIDE UTILIZATION ON MARS
A. F. Hepp, G. A. Landis and C. P. Kubiak

UTILIZING MARTIAN RESOURCES FOR LIFE SUPPORT
C. P. McKay, T. R. Meyer, P. J. Boston, M. Nelson, T. MacCallum and O. Gwynne

ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS ON THE UTILITY OF SOLAR POWER ON MARS
R. M. Haberle, C. P. McKay, J. B. Pollack, O. E. Gwynne, D. H. Atkinson, J. Appelbaum, G. A. Landis, R. W. Zurek and D. J. Flood

CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MARTIAN SATELLITES
J. F. Bell, F. Fanale and D. P. Cruikshank

MISSION AND TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS OF IN-SITU PROPELLANT PRODUCTION IN THE MARS SYSTEM
B. C. Clark

PLANETARY ENGINEERING
J. B. Pollack and C. Sagan



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