The 'Enabling Lunar In-Situ Agriculture by Producing Fertilizer from Beneficiated Regolith' project, involves studying a combination of mechanical, chemical and biological processes to extract mineral nutrients from the lunar soil. Valuable elements might need concentrating before use, while undesirable ones would be removed.
The current study represents a proof of principle using available lunar regolith simulants, opening the way to more detailed research in future.
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