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#151 2023-11-02 13:55:31

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Re: Indoor farming update

Chang'e-8, set for a 2028 launch, includes a lander, rover, and lunar robot. It will study the moon's geology, earth, analyze lunar samples, and experiment with closed terrestrial ecosystems. With Chang'e-7, it’ll establish a basic lunar research station.

https://twitter.com/CNSAWatcher/status/ … 1177160896

Interstellar Lab seems to be a company which named its product 'biopod'

https://www.3ds.com/newsroom/press-rele … e-platform

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#152 2023-11-28 08:15:41

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Re: Indoor farming update

Lunar Farms inside the moon lava tubes, a solution to the harsh lunar environment. The farms would utilize natural protection against radiation and meteorites, and incorporate advanced technologies for light, energy and resource management.

https://m.weibo.cn/status/4972706080492953

Online translation

'the lunar lava pipeline is located deep underground, and the thick lunar soil and lunar rock can effectively resist external radiation'

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#153 2023-11-28 11:25:56

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Re: Indoor farming update

This is a follow up to Post #152 by Mars_B4_Moon ...

I had fallen behind news of discovery of lava tubes inside the Moon ... I asked Google for help, and it came up with numerous links ...

Sixteen such collapsed pits over lunar lava tubes are known; the first was discovered by the Japanese SELENE mission in 2009. Most are in the lunar maria, the dark regions you can see by eye that are lava-flooded plains, and all are in areas known to have once been volcanic.

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Bad Astronomy | Lunar lava tubes may be great places for a base
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Aug 19, 2020 · Lava tubes beneath the surface of Mars and the moon could be large enough to hold entire cities and skyscrapers, according to a new study.

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#154 2023-11-28 15:58:35

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That is interesting, I too did not know there were so many Lava Tube discovery reported in the news.

Staying on the topic of farms

Global Indoor Farming Market Size Worth USD 45.23 Billion in 2032
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-i … 00939.html

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