During the 2019 IGLUNA campaign, PowerHab delivered our vision for a dual-axis solar tracking array to much praise from the audience and community in general. But this year we have taken a bold new approach to a reliable Lunar power solution. With innovative concepts for a distributed generation and storage power system, PowerHab is developing technologies which not only aid in our return to the Moon but offer solutions to many problems we still face here on Earth.
The BMS will allow for monitoring and control of the lithium ion battery system, as well as protecting the battery from operating out with its safe optimal conditions.
RFC technology can provide electricity from hydrogen and oxygen, with the only by-product being water which can be split by electrolysis and used again within the fuel cell.
In collaboration with the European Space Agency, the Swiss Space Centre brings together students from across Europe.
The purpose of this mission is to demonstrate technologies capable of supporting a manned Lunar base, incorporating remote operation.
For the 2019 edition, over 150 students organised in 19 teams across 13 European universities worked on developing a human habitat in ice. Each team focused on a specific aspect of the habitat, combining to produce a long-term solution for human-Lunar habitation.
Ideas of the everyday life find their way out into space and return solutions for a better living on Earth.