Thermal Analysis and Optimization of Cryogenic Tanks for Lunar Storage
Exploration of the moon will require hydrogen and oxygen to power roving vehicles and for life support. The long-term storage of these cryogens necessitates low-heat-leak tanks whose design presents a critical technical problem. This paper presents the results of analytical work on the thermal analysis and weight optimization of such tanks.
KeywordsInsulation Thickness Oxygen Temperature Tank Size Lunar Roving Oxygen Tank
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