The moon is made of paper, a substance that is more resilient to solar flares than it is to cosmic rays.
That makes it an ideal target for spacecraft that need to survive in the harsh environment of space.
The NASA/ESA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft has successfully used the moon as its primary landing site.
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This means no paper, no paper airplanes, no ink, no crayons, no stamps.
Paper paper is soft and flimsy, and the sun’s rays can damage its surface.
“It is one of the most difficult things to recover from in the solar system, and it is really hard to get it back,” says NASA deputy project manager Scott Hubbard, who leads the paper moon mission.
NASA’s paper moon lander is designed to use its titanium dioxide fuel cells to provide solar energy and to make the solar panels themselves.
The fuel cells produce about half the power of the engines in NASA’s lander, which are powered by electric motors and helium tanks.
The lander’s main propulsion system uses a rocket engine, which makes the lander a lot heavier than the spacecraft it’s flying in.
That’s why paper-moon missions can be very costly.
For example, NASA estimates that it will cost the agency about $1 billion to send the paper-paper lander to the moon’s surface.
That works out to about $150 million per mission.
But it’s not all bad news.
A paper-Moon mission could also save the space agency money.
Because the moon is the only place in the Solar System where paper has been completely burned up, the paper that’s left is actually less likely to leak than the paper burned in the landers, Hubbard says.
In the paper moons atmosphere, the amount of oxygen is so low that it can’t be used to fuel the rocket engines needed for the landings.
That means the land landers don’t need to refuel, so paper will continue to be an expensive part of the mission.
NASA is planning to launch a paper moon probe, which will launch in 2021, and then return to Earth a year later.
It’s not clear yet whether the paper will be a single piece of paper or several pieces of paper that could be easily picked up by humans.
In a paper-flying scenario, NASA would then send a probe that could use its cameras to scan the moon for any signs of life.
“We have a lot of questions about what we might find,” Hubbard says, including how quickly life forms could survive the harsh conditions on the moon.
The agency also hopes to use the probe to search for chemical signatures that could indicate where life might be found, but the exact way it might search for life isn’t yet clear.
“This is going to be a very expensive, very complex mission,” Hubbard said.
Paper moon plane.
The paper moon plane, or paper moon barge, would fly through the atmosphere of the moon and land in a spot where it would be easier for humans to detect the water.
In some areas, the landable paper moon will be so thin that its landing will be hard, so the paper barge would have to land on the opposite side of the land.
The team is also considering how to send a paper bumblebee, or a large unmanned craft, to the landing site, which could help collect the materials needed for a paper probe.
The craft could then be sent to another point on the lunar surface where it could land and take a sample of the lunar soil, which would be returned to Earth for analysis.
NASA says that in some cases, this approach would be a good solution.
But Hubbard said it’s unclear whether the craft would be useful for human missions.
“If it’s a manned mission, it’s still going to have to have a very high degree of autonomy,” he says.
“There’s no way to put a crew on board.”
The next paper moon voyage would see a spacecraft fly into the atmosphere above the moon, fly to the barge and land on top of it.
But this approach is a little more complicated.
“One of the biggest challenges for us is that the borings on the bursa [barge] and the bays are so thin,” Hubbard explains.
“They can’t make a fair landing, and you’ve got to land in the bora.
That leaves the borbes to do all the heavy lifting for the landing.”
That means, according to NASA, it will take about one year to get the bollard structure to a suitable location, and that’s before the boria gets built, or is ready for use.
NASA has said that the paper boat would be built to survive the lunar gravity and could be reused for future missions.
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