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Safety Design for Space Systems by Tommaso Sgobba, Axel Larsen, Gary E. Musgrave Ph.D

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Chapter 6. Life Support Systems Safety
Kimberlee S. Prokhorov
NASA Lead, ISS Common Environments Team, Johnson Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, Texas

Contents

6.1 Atmospheric Conditioning and Control 188
By Kimberlee S. Prokhorov
6.2 Trace Contaminant Control 198
By Jay L. Perry
6.3 Assessment of Water Quality in the Spacecraft Environment: Mitigating Health and Safety Concerns 211
By Torin McCoy
6.4 Waste Management 220
By Kimberlee S. Prokhorov
6.5 Summary of Life Support Systems 221
By Kimberlee S. Prokhorov
The ability to sustain human life in a hostile space environment for prolonged periods is perhaps the most complex challenge to be encountered in spaceflight (Johnston and Michel 1962). The life support systems of ...

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