Launch mass got ya down? Build it here with ARTEMIS Steelworks!

November 20, 2023

Congratulations to Palak Patel, Christopher Kwon, and the MIT ARTEMIS Steelworks Team for their BIG Picture Award win at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's BIG Idea Lunar Forge Challenge 2023! As finalists, the team designed and prototyped a molten regolith electrolysis reactor to enable sheet steel production on the moon. Special thanks to advisors Prof. Jeffrey Hoffman, Prof. Antoine Allanore, Prof. Olivier De Weck, Prof. Martin Culpepper, George Lordos, and industry partner Honeybee Robotics.

Read their paper and watch the proposal video at: