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Status of ISS Water Management and RecoveryWater management on ISS is responsible for the provision of water to the crew for drinking water, food preparation, and hygiene, to the Oxygen Generation System (OGS) for oxygen production via electrolysis, to the Waste & Hygiene Compartment (WHC) for flush water, and for experiments on ISS. This paper summarizes water management activities on the ISS US Segment, and provides a status of the performance and issues related to the operation of the Water Processor Assembly (WPA) and Urine Processor Assembly (UPA). This paper summarizes the on-orbit status as of June 2013, and describes the technical challenges encountered and lessons learned over the past year.
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Document Type
Conference Paper
Carter, Layne
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Brown, Christopher
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Orozco, Nicole
(Boeing Co. Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
April 3, 2014
Publication Date
July 14, 2014
Subject Category
Man/System Technology And Life Support
Report/Patent Number
Meeting Information
Meeting: International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES)
Location: Vail, CO
Country: United States
Start Date: July 14, 2014
End Date: July 19, 2014
Sponsors: American Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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Public Use Permitted.
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