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Status of the International Space Station Regenerative ECLSS Water Recovery and Oxygen Generation SystemsNASA is developing three racks containing regenerative water recovery and oxygen generation systems (WRS and OGS) for deployment on the International Space Station (ISS). The major assemblies included in these racks are the Water Processor Assembly (WPA), Urine Processor Assembly (UPA), Oxygen Generation Assembly (OGA), and the Power Supply Module (PSM) supporting the OGA. The WPA and OGA are provided by Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International (HSSSI), Inc., while the UPA and PSM are developed in- house by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The assemblies have completed the manufacturing phase and are in various stages of testing and integration into the flight racks. This paper summarizes the status as of April 2005 and describes some of the technical challenges encountered and lessons learned over the past year.
Document ID
20050207456
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Authors
Bagdigian, Robert M. (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Cloud, Dale (Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International, Inc. United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2005
Subject Category
Man/System Technology and Life Support
Report/Patent Number
SAE-2005-01-2779
Meeting Information
International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES)(Rome)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-98053
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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