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    • Flight Results For The Multiphase Flow Experiment For Suborbital Testing Payload 

      Miller Hurlbert, Kathryn; Kurwitz, Cable; Nguyen, Hiep; Moeller, Chad; Duvall, Dean; Williams, Rube (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      This paper provides an overview of the Multiphase Flow Experiment for Suborbital Testing (MFEST) payload flown on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. The NASA Johnson Space Center, Crew and Thermal Systems Division had previously ...
    • Thermal Design of Upper Boost Stage with Hybrid Kick Motor for Microspacecraft 

      Tabata, Kenichi; Totani, Tsuyoshi; Matsushima, Kohei; Nagata, Harunori (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      This paper proposes thermal design of the upper boost stage with a hybrid kick motor for increasing the deep space exploration from a geostationary transfer orbit by microspacraft. The oxidizer of the hybrid kick motor is ...
    • Advanced Thermal, Radiation, and Dust Protection for Spacesuits and Space Systems 

      Paige, Cody; Newman, Dava; Peter, Jonah (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Future planetary exploration missions will directly expose astronauts to constant galactic cosmic radiation (GCR). To send humans back to the lunar surface and on to Mars, NASA, academia and industry must develop the methods ...
    • Analysis of Sensitivity to Parameter Variations in the Design of Filtration Systems for a NASA Carbon Capture Application 

      Andreas, Nicos; Cox, Christopher (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      "The problem of interest is the design of a cross flow filter to capture carbon nanoparticles that occur as a byproduct in the process used to convert carbon dioxide to water and oxygen, in particular the stage in which ...
    • Urine Processing and Water Recovery using Electro Oxidation and Membrane Evaporator 

      Arai, Tatsuya; Fricker, John (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      The Electro Oxidation and Membrane Evaporator (EOME) is a partial gravity compatible urine processor to oxidize urine and recover water from urine. The EOME purifies wastewater (augmented urine, flush water, and optional ...
    • The Bionomic Design and Mixed Reality as Passive Countermeasures in Terrestrial Analogs and Extraterrestrial Habitats 

      Bishop, Sheryl; Haeuplik-Meusburger, Sandra; Bannova, Olga; Camba, Jorge; Jurblum, Marc (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      "Convergent research from architectural design, evolutionary psychology and human cognition suggests links between sensed structural patterns of the living environment and the functional efficacy and quality of life ...
    • Applying the Thermal Design Method Based on Overall Heat Capacity to Microsatellites 

      Ota, Hajime; Yoshii, Kei; Totani, Tsuyoshi (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Microsatellites differ from large and medium satellites in that the former have smaller masses, sizes, power resources, and development periods compared with the latter. Thus, a different thermal design method is required ...
    • Evaluation and Performance of a Regenerable Porous Metal Alloy Filter to Remove Carbon Particulates from a Plasma Pyrolysis Reactor Effluent 

      Agui, Juan; Black, Cara; Jones, Jacob; Berger, Gordon (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      NASA is exploring a microwave-based plasma pyrolysis technology to increase oxygen recovery and advance loop closure of life support systems on the International Space Station (ISS) and future manned spacecraft. The Plasma ...
    • Thermal Modelling of CubeSats in ESATAN-TMS: A Modular Approach 

      te Nijenhuis, Arne K.; Brouwer, Hugo S. B.; Jonsson, Martin; van Benthem, Roel C.; Bloem, Edwin A.; Vollmuller, Bert-Johan (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      "Miniaturization has allowed CubeSats to enter the domains of Earth observation, RF-oriented missions, and astronomy, surpassing its original intention of being an educational instrument. With the increase in power density, ...
    • Flight Model Thermal Design and Verification for the 6U Deep Space CubeSat EQUULEUS 

      Shibukawa, Toshihiro; Matsushita, Shuhei; Iiyama, Keidai; Ishikawa, Akihiro; Nishii, Keita; Funase, Ryu (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      EQUULEUS is a 6U CubeSat developed by the University of Tokyo and JAXA, which will fly to a libration orbit around the second Earth-Moon Lagrange Point (EML2) as a piggy-back payload of the Space Launch System (SLS). At ...
    • Thermal Design and Analysis of the SUNRISE III Gondola 

      Coker, Robert (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      SUNRISE III, to be launched out of ESRANGE in Sweden in June of 2022, will carry a Solar telescope on a Long Duration Balloon (LDB) westward across the Northern Atlantic and into Canada. Although the thermal environment ...
    • Thermal Design, Analysis, and Testing of GUSTO 

      Coker, Robert (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      NASA’s Galactic/Extragalactic ULDB Spectroscopic Terahertz Observatory (GUSTO) will untangle the complexities of the interstellar medium and map out large sections of the plane of our Milky Way galaxy and the Large Magellanic ...
    • Summary and Evaluation of the EDEN ISS Public Outreach Activities 

      Zabel, Paul; Zeidler, Conrad; Vrakking, Vincent; Schubert, Daniel; Imhof, Barbara; Hogle, Molly (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Satellites are not the only platform providing scientists and engineers with access to space. High altitude balloons offer an attractive alternative that, in most cases, can accomplish the same mission objectives at a ...
    • Considerations Regarding Radiative Estimations of High Altitude Balloon Systems 

      González-Llana, Arturo; Pérez-Grande, Isabel; Sanz-Andrés, Ángel (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Satellites are not the only platform providing scientists and engineers with access to space. High altitude balloons offer an attractive alternative that, in most cases, can accomplish the same mission objectives at a ...
    • Developing Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOF) to Achieve Earth-Like CO2 Levels for Advanced Space Exploration 

      Thornton, Aaron; Hill, Matthew; Mulet, Xavier; Davis, Matthew; Mahler, Cynthia; Balistreri, Steven; Wang, Xingdong; Batten, Michael; Ng, Derrick; Weber, Nils; Wessling, Matthias; Sadiq, M. Munir (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      "Achieving earth-like CO2 levels for space exploration requires an effective carbon removal technology that occupies minimal volume and consumes minimal energy. Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) or porous coordination polymers ...
    • On the thermo-electric modelling of smallsats 

      Cubas, Javier; Gomez-San-Juan, Alejandro Manuel; Pindado, Santiago (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Correct thermal modelling is crucial for smallsats. They can experience higher variations of temperatures and its components usually have a lower range of safe operating temperatures, especially if they are COTS ...
    • The Water Management on the Russian Segment of the International Space Station and Prospective Space Stations 

      Andreychuk, Petr; Romanov, Sergey; Zeleznyakov, Alexander; Bobe, Leonid; Kochetkov, Alexey; Tsygankov, Alexander; Arakcheev, Dmitry; Sinyak, Yu.E. (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      "Implementation of promising orbital and interplanetary missions is associated with improvements in crew life support systems (LSS). One of the LSS key components are water supply systems. The systems should provide maximum ...
    • Thermal Modeling of Mechanical Counterpressure Spacesuit EVA 

      Stroming, Jeremy; Newman, Dava (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Mechanical counterpressure (MCP) spacesuits offer several advantages over traditional gas-pressurized suits including lower energy cost of transport, reduced risk of decompression due to suit tear or puncture, and increased ...
    • Evaluating Capabilities of the Carbon Dioxide Deposition System 

      Belancik, Grace; Schuh, Michael; Jan, Darrell; Jagtap, Pranav (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Human space exploration demands a highly reliable spacecraft cabin atmosphere revitalization system. One proposed concept deposits CO2 directly onto a cold surface, capitalizing on the condensation and deposition temperatures ...
    • Development and Optimization of EVA Space Suit Ball Bearing Ferrofluid Pressure Seals and Hybrid A/X Race Geometry 

      Hughes, Milo; Redd, Andrew; Moiseev, Nikolay (2020 International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2020-07-31)
      Ball Bearings used by NASA, NPP Zvezda, and private aerospace corporations for space suits have not seen significant change since their inception. Plastic pressure and dust seals and two axis normal contact point designs ...