NASA experts developing standards for simulated soil
As the Bush administration pushes for human occupation of the moon, “counterfeit” lunar materials are needed. Known as simulants, fake lunar soil is being developed to assure that future explorers can sustain their stay on Earth’s moon. The first lunar simulant, MLS-1, was made because it had an approximate chemistry to Apollo 11 soil 10084, but its mineralogy and engineering properties were all off.
Gardending Superfund Sites is an art project that fosters discourse around the issues of nature preservation, industry, and activism. Information and workshops with students and community groups to create a call to action to high tech industries to take responsibility for their actions.