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Dust control research for SEIA study, at NASA Johnson Space Center, of dust control requirements for surface habitats has focused on identification of the dust problem, identifying dust control techniques and dust control technology areas requiring research development. This research was performed for the Surface Habitats and Construction (SHAC) technology area. Dust control consists of two problems: (1) how to keep it out of the habitat; and (2) once the habitat or airlock is contaminated with dust, how to collect it. This paper describes the dust environment, the Apollo experience and dust control methods used, future EVA operational considerations, and dust control concepts for surface habitats.
Document ID
19930058014
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Kennedy, Kriss J. (NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Harris, Jeffrey R. (Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co. Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: In: Engineering, construction, and operations in space - III: Space '92; Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, Denver, CO, May 31-June 4, 1992. Vol. 1 (A93-41976 17-12)
Subject Category
GROUND SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND FACILITIES (SPACE)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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