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Friday, January 19, 2018

Mexico plans to build on the moon “Autonomous structures”


Mexico in the period planned to implement the project called “Autonomous construction of structures on the surface of the moon.” To assist in the delivery robots need a private American company Astrobotic Technology, specializing in the production of space robotics.

According to the head of the laboratory of space technology of the National Autonomous University Gustavo Medina Tanko, Mexico will begin to implement this program in the second half of 2019.

Tanko explained that we are talking about working Autonomous robots weighing up to 8 lbs. Caught on different parts of the moon, they will unite, thus creating a solar panel. This technology, he believes, in the near future will allow you to build a base on the moon and begin the exploration of space. To assist in the implementation of the project should an American company Astrobotic Technology. Funding will be provided by the Mexican National Council for science and technology.

A noticeable interest in the moon has also been the President of the United States Donald trump, recently approved a Memorandum about changing the goals of the national space program. The ceremony was attended by the astronauts, including last walked on the moon, Harrison Schmitt. Their trump organization, announced the resumption of the lunar program.

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