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Astronaut urine to build moon bases

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Astronaut urine to build moon bases

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The modules that the major space agencies plan to erect on the Moon could incorporate an element contributed by the human colonizers themselves: the urea in their pee. European researchers have found that it could be used as a plasticizer in the concrete of the structures.

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and then

Silly me... I visualized frozen blocks like Igloos :w00t:   It would have been many pastel shades of yellow...lovely.

 

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Waspie_Dwarf
43 minutes ago, and then said:

Silly me... I visualized frozen blocks like Igloos :w00t:   

That was what came to my mind when I first saw the article headline too.

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Meridian O

My first thoughts were! What a big P*$$ Take...:rolleyes:

 

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SpaceBumZaphod

Well, the Space Station astronauts are recycling urine into drinking water by removing the uria and purifying the water left behind. They've been doing it for years.

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Festina
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On 3/28/2020 at 4:14 PM, Waspie_Dwarf said:

Astronaut urine to build moon bases

 

IF Y’ALL  ONLY KNEW.

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Festina
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Five STAR post OP!

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'Walt' E. Kurtz
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Oh they can use it like a popsickle too

Dont Eat the yellow snow

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Sir Smoke aLot

First they will need a lot of beer, to start building.

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micahc

just send an advance party of cats.

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BorizBadinov

That plasticise effect will be a bonus for 3d printed buildings. 

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tmcom
On 4/1/2020 at 11:48 PM, micahc said:

just send an advance party of cats.

I figure that a circle of fire hydrants, and dogs would start the project.

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