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From human waste to superplasticiser, astronaut urine could become a useful resource for making a robust type of concrete on the Moon.

The modules that the major space agencies plan to erect on the Moon could incorporate an element contributed by the human colonizers themselves: the urea in their pee. European researchers have found that it could be used as a plasticizer in the concrete of the structures.

Powering The Future With Lunar Soil

Building a lunar base would be one of the next logical steps in our exploration of the Solar System, but the survival of a future crew depends on access to a reliable source of energy.

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