Leto Mission for Lunar Ecosystem and Architectural Prototype (LEAP2)

The Marius Hills lunar site can eventually be developed for future human settlement. The phases for development of the site are expressed in the Lunar Ecosystem and Architectural Prototype (LEAP2) concept. The Leto lunar reconnaissance mission is the first step toward development of the site. In conjunction with a journal publication, a series of videos illustrating how the growth of the Marius Hills site development evolves from initial reconnaissance by robots to a complete lunar settlement by the end of this century.

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XArc Exploration Architecture Corporation, Astroport Space Technologies, WEX Foundation, Southwest Research Institution (SwRI)


XArc/James Vaughn (Moon Marius Hills Space image and Splash Moon Town image); XArc/Tangram 3D (all other images)

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