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Mirrors for Harnessing Solar Energy on the Moon

@inproceedings{Johnson2020MirrorsFH,
  title={Mirrors for Harnessing Solar Energy on the Moon},
  author={P. A. Johnson and John Christy Johnson and Riley Witiw and Austin Albert Mardon},
  year={2020}
}
Space-based solar power has conventionally used solar panel arrays on satellites to harness light energy from the Sun, the authors of this communication suggest the innovative utilization of mirrors to support solar power generation for lunar missions. The existence of peaks of eternal light (PELs) on the lunar surface can be used to our advantage in a novel design allowing for continuous, unlimited access to a light source. However, this has yet to be tested and this may prove to have further… Expand

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