Advanced Environmental Monitoring

Amit Benedict, Dylan Sharp, Siraj Mahmud

Staying cool in the ISS

  • light, dark, wet, dry, air, vacuum
  • the temperature of the orbiting Space Station's Sun-facing side would soar to 250 degrees, while thermometers on the dark side would plunge to minus 250 degrees
  • The ISS is built with a thermal balance system
  • Space is a radiation-dominated environment

http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast21mar_1/


Plumbing in space

  • Space Station Nothing goes to waste on the International Space Station where nearly everything is recycled
  • there are plumbing rooms in the iss


    • Most of the ISS waste is recycle both crew and laboratory animal.
    • Crew members need specialized hardware to perform basic bathroom necessities
    • ISS plumbing includes a lot of pipes and fans





http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast03apr_2/





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Questions

1. How many bathrooms are in the ISS?



2. How do you create energy for heat and cold?