Author(s): Harrison H. Schmitt
Co-Author(s): Mark W. Henley, Kim Kuhlman, Gerald. L. Kulcinski, John F. Santarius, Lawrence A. Taylor
Panel Selection: Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, and the Moon.
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Moon''s regolith contains vast resources of helium-3, an ideal fuel for terrestrial fusion power systems. Development of plans for private sector investment in obtaining helium-3 and its by-products requires detailed definition of that isotope''s selenographic distribution.