A novel material for in situ construction on Mars: experiments and numerical simulations

@article{Wan2016ANM,
  title={A novel material for in situ construction on Mars: experiments and numerical simulations},
  author={Lin Wan and Roman Wendner and Gianluca Cusatis},
  journal={Construction and Building Materials},
  year={2016},
  volume={120},
  pages={222-231}
}
Abstract A significant step in space exploration during the 21st century will be human settlement on Mars. Instead of transporting all the construction materials from Earth to the red planet with incredibly high cost, using Martian soil to construct a site on Mars is a superior choice. Knowing that Mars has long been considered a “sulfur-rich planet”, a new construction material composed of simulated Martian soil and molten sulfur is developed. In addition to the raw material availability for… Expand
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