Fusion Power from the Moon
Section 2.9.
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Fusion Power from the Moon

Helium-3 is the perfect fuel for nuclear fusion, yielding energetic reactions with no radiation whatsoever, but is only present in so many kilograms on Earth. The Moon, however, has enough to fulfill Earth's energy requirements, and support the lunar resource extraction industry described in this chapter of the Artemis Data Book, for the next 10,000 years

Nearby Topics

2. Scenarios for Manned Space Development
   2.1. Expanding the Lunar Base
   2.2. Lunar Mining
   2.3. Science on the Moon
   2.4. Cislunar Space Traffic Model
   2.5. Support to Planetary Missions
   2.6. Development of Spaceborne Habitats
   2.7. Recreation and Tourism
   2.8. Solar Power from the Moon
   2.9. Fusion Power from the Moon
   2.10. Launch from Luna
   2.11. Lunar Community
   2.12. Consumer Industries on the Moon
   2.13. Raw Materials
   2.14. Planetary Defense
   2.15. Heavy Industry on the Moon
   2.16. Light Industry on the Moon
   2.17. Asteroid Mining
   2.18. Lunar Settlement Infrastructure

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