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    • Carbon Monoxide Release From Whole Bean Roasted Coffee in Storage 

      Alan McCarrick; Benjamin Letter; Sara Jane Neal (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Industrial coffee producers have experienced a few hazardous events involving carbon monoxide poisoning of employees working in enclosed spaces where roasted coffee has previously been. Coffee stored in flexible bags are ...
    • Innovative Environmental Control System for Aircraft 

      Erica Zavaglio; Mathieu Le Cam; Catherine Thibaud; Giusi Quartarone; Yonghua Zhu; Giovanni Franzini; Paul D. Roux; Marilena Dinca; Andreas Walte; Peter Rothe (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The aviation sector is responsible for about 3% of EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions and more than 2% of global emissions [1] and is expected to grow by 45-50% from 2016 to 2036 with a consequent significant growth of ...
    • Length and Circumference Assessment of Body Parts – The Creation of Easy-To-Use Predictive Formulas 

      Jan Weber (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The Virtual Habitat project (V-HAB) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) aims to develop a dynamic simulation environment for life support systems (LSS). Within V-HAB a dynamic human model interacts with the LSS by ...
    • Assessment of Age-Related Organ Size Changes in Various Populations & The Assessment of Tissue Distribution in The Human Body 

      Jan Weber (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The Virtual Habitat project (V-HAB) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) aims to develop a dynamic simulation environment for life support systems (LSS). Within V-HAB a dynamic human model interacts with the LSS by ...
    • From Simulations Towards a Functional Base: the Moon and Mars Base Analog (MaMBA) 

      Christiane Heinicke (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Human space flight is currently gaining new momentum for leaving low Earth orbit. The Gateway, new launch technologies – space agencies and industry alike are working on reaching goals as distant as the Moon and even Mars. ...
    • Modeling Lunar and Martian Environments with Simcenter 3D Space Systems Thermal 

      Armin Veshkini; Kevin Lee; Chris Jackson; Christopher Pye (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      As interest in traveling to Mars and the Moon increases and more rovers and landers are planned for both destinations, there is a growing need to model the Martian and lunar thermal environments. The lunar environment ...
    • Membrane Microgravity Air Conditioner Conceptual Design Progress and Long Duration Test Results 

      John Fricker; Roger Lottridge; Scott Hansen (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The Membrane Microgravity Air Conditioner (MMAC) is a microgravity compatible condensing heat exchanger for removal of particulates, humidity, and heat from air, with production of clean condensate, leading to possible ...
    • Dwarf Tomato and Pepper Cultivars for Space Crops 

      Lashelle Spencer; Mary Hummerick; Gary Stutte; Takiya Sirmons; Thomas Graham; Gioia Massa; Raymond Wheeler (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Crops for space life support systems and in particular, early supplemental food production systems must be able to fit into the confined volume of space craft or space habitats. For example, spaceflight plant chambers ...
    • Improvements to On-Orbit Sleeping Accommodations 

      Brandon Maryatt (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      United States On-Orbit Segment (USOS) crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are each furnished with a Crew Quarters that serves as their personal private space for the duration of their expedition. ...
    • On Orbit Servicing of LANDSAT-7: Challenges with Building a Thermal Model from Scratch of a Decades Old Satellite 

      Warren Tolson (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Restore-L is a technology demonstration mission with an objective to advance on orbit robotic servicing of spacecraft to extend client spacecraft lifespans. This objective includes demonstrating autonomous rendezvous ...
    • Development Status of the Virtual Habitat (V-HAB) Simulation System 

      Daniel Pütz; Claas Olthoff; Jonas Schnaitmann; Ulrich Walter (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The dynamic life support system simulation Virtual Habitat (V-HAB) has been under development at the Technical University of Munich since 2006. The MATLAB®-based software dynamically simulates life support systems and their ...
    • Additive Manufacturing Fan Housings for the Universal Waste Management System Using the Electron-Beam Powder Bed Fusion Process 

      Samuel Anderson; Timothy Boysen (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The Universal Waste Management System (UWMS) is the next-generation space toilet destined for the International Space Station and the Orion Multi-purpose crew vehicle. The backbone of the UWMS system is the Dual Fan ...
    • Self-Sustainable Smart City Design on the Red Planet 

      Hiroyuki Miyajima (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The author of this paper created a design process and design plan for a 1000 person Mars colony for the 2019 Mars Society contest. Particular attention was given to In-situ resource utilization and civil engineering, ...
    • Advanced Nanostructured Catalysts For Efficient In-Cabin Air Purification 

      Tanya Shirman; Elijah Shirman; Sissi Liu; Anna Shneidman; Judith Lattimer; Yamin Htet; Keeve Gurkin; Michael Aizenberg; Joanna Aizenberg (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Air quality in sealed environments of extraterrestrial habitats and vehicles employed in space missions is critically important for the life support, cognitive function, and comfort of the crew. The main indoor and in-cabin ...
    • Parker Solar Probe Solar Array Cooling System In-Orbit Performance Review 

      Wei-Lin Cho; Christopher Miller; Mark Zaffetti; Harold Hansen; Patrick Sears; Jonathan O'Neill; Eric Bechard; Gary Stewart (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      After years of development, Parker Solar Probe (PSP) was launched on August 12, 2018 starting its seven-year journey to unveil the long-sought mystery of our solar system. The in-situ measurements and imaging, powered by ...
    • Exploration Toilet Integration Challenges on the International Space Station 

      Melissa Borrego; Yadira Zaruba; James Broyan; Melissa McKinley; Shelley Baccus (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      On the International Space Station (ISS) there are currently two toilets. One is located in the Russian’s Service Module and the other is located in the U.S. segment’s Node 3. A new Exploration Toilet will be integrated ...
    • Electrochemical Solutions for Advanced Life Support 

      Robert Roy; Christopher Ellithorpe; Karen Murdoch; Timothy Myles; Ashley Wilson; John Graf (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      The Oxygen Generating Assembly (OGA) on-board the International Space Station (ISS) employs a polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) water electrolysis cell stack to electrochemically dissociate water into its two components ...
    • Water Supply of Long-Term Space Flights on the Basis of Physico-Chemical Processes for Water Regeneration 

      Petr Andreychuk; Sergey Romanov; Alexander Zeleznyakov; Leonid Bobe; Alexey Kochetkov; Alexander Tsygankov; Yu.E. Sinyak; Dmitry Arakcheev (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Due to the energy, volume and mass restrictions the physical-chemical processes of water and atmosphere recovery will be used on the space station in the near future. The use of biological processes for a food production ...
    • Closed-Loop Hydrogen Recovery Enabled by Electrochemical Hydrogen Separation 

      Karen Murdoch; Zachary Greenwood; Remi Blanchard; Thomas Stracensky; Manav Sharma; Sanjeev Mukerjee; Ryan Pavlicek; Emory S. DeCastro (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      Space exploration missions are limited in duration due to constraints in oxygen and water storage. Water can be reclaimed from waste products by the Sabatier reaction {1}, which allows the recycling of carbon dioxide ...
    • Demonstration of a Low Resource Lyophilizer Prototype for Spaceflight Applications 

      Philipp Hartmüller; Alexander Hoehn; Bruce Hammer (49th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2019-07-07)
      A way to investigate the possibility of extraterrestrial life on Jupiter’s moon Europa is to search for amino acids inside the surface ice using a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer. Any potential amino acids ...