CSIRO over the moon about new lunar testing facility in Brisbane

December 2nd, 2021

The Age, Other, 02/12/2021, Stuart Layt
A new CSIRO facility unveiled in Brisbane will enable researchers to simulate being on the moon to test the next generation of space-exploration equipment. One of the major challenges facing visitors to the moon is the very fine dust that coats much of its surface, in some places quite deeply. […] The CSIRO’s new In-situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) Facility has a number of sealed rooms with fake moon dust in them to act as testbeds for new technology.

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