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    • An Assessment of the Water Extraction Capabilities of the Heat Melt Compactor 

      Alba, Richard; Harris, Linden; Wignarajah, Kanapathipillai; Fisher, John; Hummerick, Mary; Pace, Gregory; Delzeit, Lance; Larson, Brian (44th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2014-07-13)
      The Heat Melt Compactor (HMC), a waste management technology developed at the NASA Ames Research Center, was designed to process waste generated aboard spacecraft. The device compacts, encapsulates and sterilizes the waste ...
    • Generation 2 Heat Melt Compactor Development 

      Turner, Mark F.; Fisher, John W.; Broyan, James; Pace, Gregory (44th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2014-07-13)
      NASA has been developing a waste management device for human space exploration missions called the Heat Melt Compactor (HMC) as part of the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Human Spaceflight Logistics Reduction and ...
    • Membrane Distillation Driven by Embedded Thermoelectric Heat Pump 

      Lee, Jeffrey; Delzeit, Lance; Parodi, Jurek; Pace, Gregory; Trieu, Serena (48th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2018-07-08)
      Membrane distillation is a method that recovers clean water from dirty water by way of the vapor pressure difference of water across a membrane. External systems typically provide the heat necessary to maintain the vapor ...
    • Processing of Packing Foams Using Heat Melt Compaction 

      Harris, Linden; Alba, Richard; Wignarajah, Kanapathipillai; Fisher, John; Monje, Oscar; Maryatt, Brandon; Broyan, James; Pace, Gregory (44th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2014-07-13)
      Foam is used extensively as packing material for items sent to the International Space Station (ISS). Although lightweight, foam is bulky and can occupy a large fraction of the limited ISS volume. Four chemically distinct ...