8th Symposium on Space Resource Utilization
5 - 9 January 2015
Kissimmee , Florida
Gaylord Palms and Convention Center
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This conference addresses
research and development of processes, technologies, and hardware that
demonstrate the utilization of space resources. Topic areas include aspects or
applications of resource utilization in support of human or robotic exploration
to destinations such as the moon, Mars, and Near-Earth Objects, including.
production of mission consumables (such as water, oxygen and fuel) from local
regolith material and/or atmosphere; physical manipulation of surface material
including methods of drilling, excavation, beneficiation, dust mitigation, and
surface transportation; production and use of local materials for construction
purposes; and integration of space resource production with other systems
including propulsion and life support.