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Moon Base Visions: How to Build a Lunar Colony (Photos)

How NASA Hopes to Mine Water on the Moon

Laura Kinoshita

Scientists and engineers demonstrate the outpost-sized hydrogen reduction process that could produce oxygen from lunar soil.

Moon Base Baseball? Why Not!

What would it look like if lunar astronauts got their game on? Just for fun, let's drop down and see. Yes, we'll probably take our cultural pastimes with us...though we do worry about cracked helmet

Inflatable Moon Base Prototype Heads to South Pole

NASA

An inflatable prototype for a lunar habitat, on display at ILC Dover's Delaware facility.

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Miriam Kramer
Miriam Kramer joined Space.com as a staff writer in December 2012. Since then, she has floated in weightlessness on a zero-gravity flight, felt the pull of 4-Gs in a trainer aircraft and watched rockets soar into space from Florida and Virginia. She also serves as Space.com's lead space entertainment reporter, and enjoys all aspects of space news, astronomy and commercial spaceflight.  Miriam has also presented space stories during live interviews with Fox News and other TV and radio outlets. She originally hails from Knoxville, Tennessee where she and her family would take trips to dark spots on the outskirts of town to watch meteor showers every year. She loves to travel and one day hopes to see the northern lights in person. You can follow Miriam on Twitter and Google+.