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    • The Preliminary Thermal Design for the SPEQTRE CubeSat 

      Dalibot, Coraline; Tustain, Samuel (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      CubeSats are now experiencing a strong demand for advanced scientific and technological performances which is increasing the value of heritage, accessible thermal flight data and high readiness technologies, on top of ...
    • Kansei Engineering Methodology to Define the Interior Design of Habitats in Extreme Environments 

      Caratelli, Paolo; Misuri, Maria Alessandra (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Kansei Engineering (KE) is a methodology applied to industrial design developed by Mitsuo Nagamachi of Hiroshima University in the 1980s. It is based on the concept of kansei, a Japanese term used to express own feelings ...
    • Demonstration of a Closed-Loop CO2 Removal System for Deep-Space ECLSS 

      Jayaraman, Ambalavanan; Dubovik, Margarita; Cates, Matthew; Roszel, Nathan; Marotta, Christopher; Hernandez-Maldonado, Arturo (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      In current International Space Station (ISS) and other low orbit missions, the metabolically generated CO2 is removed from the cabin air via adsorption and vented into space, resulting in a net loss of O2. However, a ...
    • Design and Flight Performance of the Combined Thermal Control System of the BOLIDE Experiment in Balloon Mission PMC Turbo/2018 

      Baturkin, Volodymyr; Kaifler, Bernd; Rempel, Dimitry; Kaifler, Natalie; Spröwitz, Tom; Henning, Fabian; Roßi, Philipp (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      The Polar Mesospheric Cloud Turbulence experiment (PMC Turbo) is intended to observe and quantify the dynamics of small-scale gravity waves and instabilities in the upper mesosphere. The instruments aboard a stratospheric ...
    • Literature Review of Disinfection Techniques For Water Treatment 

      Azim, Nilab; Diaz, Angie; Li, Wenyan; Irwin, Tesia; Calle, Luz; Callahan, Michael (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Water treatment is a developing concern, both terrestrially and in spacecraft, as exploration missions extend in time and distance. Current biofilm control is limited for long-term applications. To optimize biocides for ...
    • A Literature Review of Antifouling Surfaces and Treatments for Long-term Synergistic Biofilm Control 

      Diaz, Angie; Li, Wenyan; Irwin, Tesia; Calle, Luz; Callahan, Michael (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Biofilm prevention and control are needed for spacecraft water storage and distribution systems for long duration exploration missions. One way of preventing biofilm formation involves the use of surface treatments. However, ...
    • Lessons Learned Linking Future Space Leaders with Study Abroad Programs 

      Kobrick, Ryan; Gould, Angelica; Macchiarella, Sue (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      The progression of spacesuit curriculum under the Spacesuit Utilization of Innovative Technology Laboratory (S.U.I.T. Lab) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has provided students with unique professional development ...
    • Silver Foam: A Novel Approach for Long-Term Passive Dosing of Biocide in Spacecraft Potable Water Systems – Update 2020 

      Irwin, Tesia; Li, Wenyan; Diaz, Angie; Calle, Luz; Callahan, Michael (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      A spacecraft water disinfection system suitable for extended length space exploration missions should prevent or control the growth of microbes, prevent or limit biofilm formation, and prevent microbiologically-influenced ...
    • Comparison of Exploration Oxygen Recovery Technology Options Using ESM and LSMAC 

      Abney, Morgan; Gatens, Robyn; Lange, Kevin; Brown, Brittany; Wetzel, John; Morrow, Robert; Schneider, Walter; Stanley, Christine (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      In preparation for long duration manned space flight, numerous technology development efforts are ongoing in the area of environmental control and life support (ECLS). In cooperation with international, industry, and ...
    • Improvements in Ionic Liquid Technology for Carbon Dioxide Removal Applications 

      Gurkan, Burcu; Jan, Darrell (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Carbon dioxide removal from cabin air continues to be of vital importance for future space missions. Current and proposed approaches have employed solid sorbents, hollow fiber membrane separators, and direct liquid sorbent ...
    • Challenges in the thermal analyses of the ascent and float phases of SUNRISE III 

      González-Bárcena, David; Pérez-Grande, Isabel; Sanz-Andrés, Ángel; Piqueras-Carreño, Javier; Torralbo, Ignacio (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      SUNRISE III consists on a Solar telescope which is going to be flown with a Long Duration Balloon. Being in the stratosphere, the thermal environment is very similar to that in space, and the heat transfer is mainly driven ...
    • BioMoSS: ROS-generating Photocatalysts for the Disinfection of Potable Water Systems 

      Abdou, John; Vance, John; Lu, Anna; Delzeit, Lance (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      With NASA’s desire to replace iodine as the biocide within the potable water system of future missions, we continue our development of the biocidal MoS2 (BioMoSS) system. BioMoSS is a visible-light activated photocatalyst ...
    • Implementation of Advanced Sorbents in a Pressure-Swing Carbon Dioxide Removal System 

      Smalls, Nevin; Willimack, Bradley; Krohn, Thomas; Bui, Tho; Alston, Zachary; Alleman, James; Slowing, Igor; Paskach, Thomas (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      As the future ambitions of NASA have turned towards deep space missions, a search for an alternative to current carbon dioxide (CO2) removal systems, namely the Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly (CDRA) on ISS, is underway. ...
    • A Multidisciplinary Scientific Outreach Journal Designed for and Made by Middle and High School Students to Bring Research Closer to the Classroom 

      Poulet, Lucie; Vernay, Antoine; Goncalves, Barbara; Dalmas, Banjamin; Vernay, Mathilde (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      One mission of a researcher is to share their work and results with the general public but there is a real challenge in accurately and effectively sharing scientific results with a broad audience. Indeed, they are published ...
    • xEMU Lower Torso Assembly (LTA) Brief Fleet Sizing Study 

      Davis, Kristine; Rhodes, Richard; Kim, Han; Benson, Elizabeth; Hernandez, Yaritza; Vu, Linh; Rajulu, Sudhakar (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      The Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU) project is tasked with building a spacesuit for the lunar 2024 missions. These missions will require a mobile Lower Torso Assembly (LTA) to fit the required range of ...
    • Exploiting Capillary Sorbent Films for Air Revitalization aboard Spacecraft: Analysis of a Semi-Passive CO2 Scrubber 

      Weislogel, Mark; Torres, Logan; Jenson, Ryan; Graf, John; Hand, Lawerance; Belancik, Grace; Jan, Darrell; Levri, Julie (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Liquid sorbents have provided a primary means for robust carbon dioxide (CO2) control aboard submarines for decades. Unfortunately, such systems have not been adopted for use aboard spacecraft due to the fact that fine ...
    • Hands-on Seminar on Electrolysis and Fuel Cells for Life Support System Applications for Students at the University of Stuttgart 

      Keppler, Jochen; Detrell, Gisela; Fasoulas, Stefanos (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      At the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) at the University of Stuttgart, a hands-on seminar on electrolysis and fuel cells for Life Support System (LSS) applications is offered to the aerospace engineering master students. ...
    • g-C3N4 Photocatalyst based Water Purification System for Crewed Space Missions 

      Terrazas, Jordan; Rangan, Krishnaswamy; Shuai, Danmeng (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Water recovery from wastewater sources is critical for long-duration space missions. Without an efficient system water recovery on-board, life support system launch weights are practically impossible. Water recovery systems ...
    • A Preliminary Modeling Study of Biofilm Accumulation in the Water Recovery System 

      Diaz, Angie; Li, Wenyan; Irwin, Tesia; Calle, Luz; Angle, Geoffrey; Velez Justiniano, Yo-Ann; Nur, Mononita; Callahan, Michael (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Bacterial biofilms are ubiquitous in wastewater systems on earth and in spacecraft, such as in the International Space Station (ISS) wastewater processing assembly (WPA), where they cause problems in the tank, solenoid ...
    • Nanotechnology for Beyond Earth Water Treatment 

      Rogers, Tanya; Alabastri, Alessandro; Halas, Naomi; Mathieu, Jacques; Alvarez, Pedro; Carter, Layne; Wong, Michael; Verduzco, Rafael; Metz, Jordin; Dongare, Pratiksha D. (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      NASA has embarked on a journey to enable human exploration on the Moon and Mars by 2024. These long duration missions beyond low earth orbit (LEO) will require advanced water treatment and reuse technologies for life support ...