Launch from Luna
Section 2.10.
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Launch from Luna

The Launch from Luna chapter of the Artemis Data Book describes the technical and economic issues of an industry which exploits the Moon's combination of resources, low gravity, and proximity to markets. The chapter concerns primarily the use of electromagnetic launchers with bulk lunar industrial products and raw materials.

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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Use of Hydrogen as a Rocket Fuel

Lunar Launch System Comparison

Aiming Mass Driver Payloads

Mass Driver Destinations

Moon Guns

Shielding the Lunar Outpost from Engine Exhaust

Requirements for Lunar Spaceports

Lunar Mass Drivers Introduction

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