Current concepts and future directions of CELSS.

@article{MacElroy1984CurrentCA,
  title={Current concepts and future directions of CELSS.},
  author={Robert D. MacElroy and J Bredt},
  journal={Advances in space research : the official journal of the Committee on Space Research},
  year={1984},
  volume={4 12},
  pages={221-9}
}
Studies of bioregenerative life support systems for use in space indicate that they are scientifically feasible. Preliminary data suggest that they would provide cost- and weight-saving benefits for low Earth orbit, long duration space platforms. Concepts of such systems include the use of higher plants and/or micro-algae as sources of food, potable water and oxygen, and as sinks for carbon dioxide and metabolic wastes. Recycling of materials within the system will require processing of food… CONTINUE READING
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