Returning humans to the Moon

Stacey Henderson, Melissa de Zwart

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Now that it has become likely that more humans will need to live and work in space for sustained periods of time, it is essential that we consider matters beyond the engineering questions of how we go to space to the broader questions of how we will live when we get there. What will we need? What will the effects of sustained living in space be for us, emotionally, cognitively, physically, and should we consider the impact we will have on the environment to which we are travelling? This chapter introduces the diverse yet complementary set of expertise contained in this book, which mirrors the way we will have to work together as teams of diverse experts in space to maximise mission success.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Uses of Outer Space
Subtitle of host publicationReturn to the Moon
EditorsMelissa de Zwart, Stacey Henderson, John Culton, Deborah Turnbull, Amit Srivastava
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-19-9462-3
ISBN (Print)978-981-19-9461-6
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Publication series

NameIssues in Space
ISSN (Print)2662-902X
ISSN (Electronic)2662-9038


  • Space
  • Space exploration
  • Lunar colony

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