Photo: "Lunar Concrete" May Form Buildings on the Moon



Astronauts set up an instrument on the moon's south pole in this April 2004 artist's rendering of future space-exploration missions.

A new type of "lunar concrete," made by mixing moondust and carbon nanotubes, could be used to construct buildings, solar power arrays, and monolithic telescopes on the moon, scientists said today.

Illustration courtesy NASA


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