European Extra-terrestrial Sample Curation Facility //Department for Building Construction and Design

Design Studio SS 2016

author(s): Department for Building Construction and Design

editor: Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger, San Hwan Lu, Kadri Muzaqi et al.

Concept and planning for a European Extra-terrestrial Sample Curation 

Space agencies worldwide have mission plans to asteroids, the Moon and Mars. Many of these missions include the collection and return of samples to earth. So far no suitable facilities exist for processing samples from all possible space return missions likely for the next decades.