Robert Zimmerman links to a NASA page about lunar lava tubes and pits.

Imagine having an almost ready made lunar base, well insulated from the extreme temperature fluctuations on the surface…


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2 responses to “Cool!

  1. This is why anybody who says sending people to locations outside of Earth is a waste should be kicked in the spleen.

    These pits would be remarkably difficult to explore properly with robots with a near 2-second delay. Sometimes, you just have to go there.