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Controlled Ecological Life Support System. Life Support Systems in Space TravelLife support systems in space travel, in closed ecological systems were studied. Topics discussed include: (1) problems of life support and the fundamental concepts of bioregeneration; (2) technology associated with physical/chemical regenerative life support; (3) projection of the break even points for various life support techniques; (4) problems of controlling a bioregenerative life support system; (5) data on the operation of an experimental algal/mouse life support system; (6) industrial concepts of bioregenerative life support; and (7) Japanese concepts of bioregenerative life support and associated biological experiments to be conducted in the space station.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Macelroy, R. D.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Smernoff, D. T.
(New Hampshire Univ. Durham, United States)
Klein, H. P.
(Santa Clara Univ. Calif., United States)
Date Acquired
September 5, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 1985
Subject Category
Man/System Technology And Life Support
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.55:2378
Meeting Information
Meeting: COSPAR Meeting
Location: Graz
Country: Austria
Start Date: July 1, 1984
Accession Number
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 199-61-12
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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