Right now this is just were I’m parking links to resources I need to read and use.
Review of Lunar Regolith Properties for Design of Low Power Lunar Excavators (scholarsmine.mst.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2932&context=icchge) – Interesting information on potential Lunar frozen regolith ice mining.
Experimental Study of Torque Using a Small Scoop on the Lunar Surface (https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijae/2016/8035456/)
Lightweight Robotic Excavation (http://panda.frc.ri.cmu.edu/projects/lunarExcavator/SkoniecznyThesis.pdf)
Configuring Innovative Regolith Moving Techniques for Lunar Outposts (http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.167.9377&rep=rep1&type=pdf)
Calculation of Excavation Force for ISRU on Lunar Surface (https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20070018151.pdf)
Design and field experimentation of a prototype Lunar prospector (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0278364910370217)
Robotic Lunar Geotechnical Tool (https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/4839303/)