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Tall Towers on the Moon

@inproceedings{Ruppert2021TallTO,
  title={Tall Towers on the Moon},
  author={Sephora Ruppert and A. M. Ross and Joost J. Vlassak and Martin Elvis},
  year={2021}
}
The lunar South pole likely contains significant amounts of water in the permanently shadowed craters there. Extracting this water for life support at a lunar base or to make rocket fuel would take large amounts of power, possibly of order Gigawatts. A natural place to obtain this power are the regions of high illumination sometimes called the “Peaks of Eternal Light”, that lie a few kilometers away on the crater rims and ridges above the permanently shadowed craters. The area of high… 

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