Life Support Readings and References

Readings

Breathing Easy on the Space Station
Description: This article deals with maintaining the air supply on the International Space Station. (Posted on 12/00)

Suited for Spacewalking
Description: This curriculum supplement explains the need for and the science behind spacesuits. The booklet includes several in-class activities involving math problems. (Posted on 10/00)

Water on the Space Station Description: This article deals with maintaining the water supply on the International Space Station. (Posted on 12/00)

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Designing for Human Presence in Space
Download a PDF version of this NASA publication introducing environmental control and life support systems.