Regarding a desire by NASA to possible find ice near the lunar poles in order to have an in situ source of water for a future moon base, would this be a finite source of this resource that could be exhausted, or could some analogy to a “hydrologic cycle” be established by the manner of natural resource utilization on the moon for ice/water or the other physical resource that would be self-sustaining for a moon base population?  Has any NASA study developed an estimate for the maximum population envisioned for a permanent human outpost on the moon?

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Lunar Landing Workshop

SSERVI Team Science

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    The 8th annual Lunar and Small Bodies Graduate Conference, LunGradCon, was held at Ames Research Center on Monday, July 17th.

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Five nations have placed scientific spacecraft in orbit around the Moon: U.S., U.S.S.R (now Russia), Japan, China, and India.

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