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ESA and Metalysis announce team Malt as winner of the first phase of the Grand Challenge to develop innovative techniques for future lunar settlements.

Metalysis is thanking everyone who participated in this challenge and helped make it a success!

“ESA’s Grand Challenge fosters New Space initiatives in Europe and this brings us into contact with dynamic start-up companies such as Malt. Our first challenge, in partnership with Metalysis, moves us closer to our space exploration goals and will stimulate space commercialisation in line with ESA’s Agenda 2025,” commented ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher.

The Metalysis – ESA Grand Challenge worth €500 000 was launched in 2020  and sponsored by UK’s Metalysis, will reward new miniaturised technology that will improve and enhance the Metalysis patented electrolytic process capable to extract oxygen and titanium from regolith found on other planets.

The article can be accessed via the ESA link.

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