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Mars lava tubes

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posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 08:21 PM
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Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?




posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 08:23 PM
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a reply to: Xeven

Yup.



posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 08:45 PM
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a reply to: Xeven

Would you want to trust your ability to breathe to something sold by a TV pitchman?


edit on 2019/8/19 by Metallicus because: Sp



posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 09:10 PM
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a reply to: Metallicus

Too late, I already invested all my money into flex-seal lava-tube habitat real-estate.

I'm gonna be rich!



posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 10:07 PM
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a reply to: Metallicus
you say that... but that is almost exactly how they sealed the hole on the ISS.

www.space.com...


To first plug the leak, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev used a small piece of medical gauze soaked in epoxy, a type of resin used as a sealant. While pressure inside the space station returned to normal, the crew raised concerns over "something that looks like a problem," Prokopyev told ground controllers. He reported that a small bubble had appeared in the seal and said, "I'm not sure how it should be removed."


and a pdf on "flex seal"
www.eis-inc.com...



T-297-11 is a fast setting room temperature cure NON-DOT-Hazardous flexible potting compound designed for shock sensitive components, and moisture proofing electronic assemblies and sub-assemblies. T-297-11 is ideal for potting submersible pump leads and brake coils. T-297-11 bonds easily to metal frames and lead wires. T-297-11 is provided in easy to use 1 and 2 pound kits to help reduce waste. This product may contain fillers that may settle over time.


So an epoxy compound was used to seal the ISS. Sounds to me like Flex-Seal space edition is probably a good idea. Notice it is an epoxy.
edit on 19-8-2019 by dubiousatworst because: added reference



posted on Aug, 19 2019 @ 10:20 PM
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a reply to: Xeven

Nope. Hermetically sealed devices require a non-porous surface (or a crap load of sealant which would turn your lava tube into a hamster tube) in addition to a gas inhibiting barrier.

Your best bet is a graphene or nanotube aerogel, probably in a geodesic dome, and some kind of radiation barrier in addition to the oxygen barrier.

Lava tubes are for losers! Step up to the geodesic future!!



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 08:05 AM
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originally posted by: TEOTWAWKIAIFF
a reply to: Xeven

Nope. Hermetically sealed devices require a non-porous surface (or a crap load of sealant which would turn your lava tube into a hamster tube) in addition to a gas inhibiting barrier.

Your best bet is a graphene or nanotube aerogel, probably in a geodesic dome, and some kind of radiation barrier in addition to the oxygen barrier.

Lava tubes are for losers! Step up to the geodesic future!!



Ummm...so what your saying is...first spray the quick regolith crete...spray the flex seal...let it cure partially...apply a layer of Mylar and repeat the process...

Lava tube sealed


Cool...





YouSir



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 08:13 AM
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originally posted by: Xeven
Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?


Just make sure you use an aerosol can to spray it on.



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 08:14 AM
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It would be more beneficial to the Martian environment not to add alien material from EA*RTH to the subsurface.
A electric or plasma drill machine fitted with the laser/heat bits can smoothen the subsurface to glass like texture without adding Alien material.



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 09:54 AM
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originally posted by: Ophiuchus 13
a reply to: Xeven

It would be more beneficial to the Martian environment not to add alien material from EA*RTH to the subsurface.
A electric or plasma drill machine fitted with the laser/heat bits can smoothen the subsurface to glass like texture without adding Alien material.



The humans who would be living in those tubes -- breathing, touching the walls, the normal shedding of cells -- would be adding alien materials to the walls.


edit on 8/20/2019 by Soylent Green Is People because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 11:11 AM
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originally posted by: Alien Abduct

originally posted by: Xeven
Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?


Just make sure you use an aerosol can to spray it on.


Then you'd need to create aerosol cans for Mars.
Probably something with variable pressure since each application will raise the air pressure.



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 11:11 AM
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originally posted by: Alien Abduct

originally posted by: Xeven
Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?


Just make sure you use an aerosol can to spray it on.


Then you'd need to create aerosol cans for Mars.
Probably something with variable pressure since each application will raise the air pressure.



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 11:37 AM
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We already added material to Mars, and Mars and Earth exchange tons of material, quite often.

Who cares?

We blow out and glass a big hole, we cap it with a gasket, we seal it.

No problem. No fuss. No muss.

Phil Swift here, endorsing Flex Seal - Space Edition.

PS Elon Musk, please fund Flex Seal - Space Edition.



posted on Aug, 20 2019 @ 11:41 AM
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originally posted by: Xeven
Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?

Sure. Then when they all die, they can just program their bulldozer to close it off, bury it and create a ready-made tomb.



posted on Aug, 24 2019 @ 12:10 AM
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originally posted by: billxam

originally posted by: Alien Abduct

originally posted by: Xeven
Can they spray interior of lava tubes on mars with Flex seal like paint to create habitat to live in?


Just make sure you use an aerosol can to spray it on.


Then you'd need to create aerosol cans for Mars.
Probably something with variable pressure since each application will raise the air pressure.


Bring aerosol cans from Earth. Anyways it was a joke about our atmospheric problems on Earth with the the wide spread use and elimination of aerosols in Earth. ....lol



posted on Aug, 24 2019 @ 04:54 AM
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a reply to: Alien Abduct

Heck, if we're going to bring materials from Earth, let's Simonize those lava tubes!


Cheers







 
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