• Performances of the Heat Melt Compactor System in Various Operational Scenarios 

      Parodi, Jurek; Trieu, Serena; Young, Janine; Pace, Greg; Martin, Kevin; Richardson, Tra-My Justine; Lee, Jeffrey (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      The Heat Melt Compactor (HMC) system has been developed to manage the waste generated on board spacecraft during long-duration missions. The quantity and composition of spacecraft trash depends upon the mission and can ...
    • A Review of Existing Policies Affecting the Jettison of Waste in Low Earth Orbit and Deep Space 

      Parodi, Jurek; Ewert, Michael; Trieu, Serena; Young, Janine; Pace, Greg; Martin, Kevin; Richardson, Tra-My Justine; Lee, Jeffrey; Sepka, Steven (50th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 7/12/2021)
      The management of waste generated onboard spacecraft during future long-duration deep-space missions will require different solutions from those currently implemented on the International Space Station which consist ...
    • Thermoelectric Membrane Distillation System Engineering Design Improvement Concepts 

      Parodi, Jurek; Lee, Jeffrey; Trieu, Serena; Pace, Greg (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      All of the membrane distillation technologies that NASA has examined to date require external heating and cooling subsystems to drive the distillation and condensation processes. Since energy is added to the system to ...