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Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA"s biomass production chamber

Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA"s biomass production chamber

effect of diurnal temperature cycles

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in John F. Kennedy Space Center, [Fla.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carbon dioxide.,
  • Closed ecological systems.,
  • Condensates.,
  • Diurnal variations.,
  • Gas exchange.,
  • Humidity.,
  • Temperature effects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.M. Wheeler, J.H. Drese, J.C. Sager.
    SeriesTechnical memorandum -- 103819, NASA technical memorandum -- 103819..
    ContributionsDrese, John H., Sager, J. C., John F. Kennedy Space Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17115415M

      The EDEN ISS greenhouse is a space-analog test facility near the German Neumayer III station in Antarctica. The facility is part of the project of the same name and was designed and built starting from March and eventually deployed in Antarctica in January The nominal operation of the greenhouse started on February 7th and continued until . Fig. 1. NASA’s Biomass Production Chamber (BPC) located at Hangar L, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA. The chamber provided a closed atmospheric volume of m3 and four vertically stack shelves providing 20 m2 of plant growing area. R.M. Wheeler et al. / Advances in Space Research 41 () –

    The atmosphere of the plant production environment was recycled as a semi-closed system (i.e. controlled and monitored leakage), processed to maintain atmospheric setpoint temperature and moisture content, and then returned by air distribution and diffusing plastic. Author Katnik, Gregory N. Title Debris/ice/TPS assessment and photographic analysis for Shuttle Mission STS [microform] / Gregory N. Katnik, Scott A. Higginbotham, J. Bradley Davis.

      The Earth's atmosphere is an extremely thin sheet of air extending from the surface of the Earth to the edge of space. If the Earth were the size of a basketball, a tightly held pillowcase would represent the thickness of the atmosphere. Gravity holds the atmosphere to the Earth's surface. Within the atmosphere, very complex chemical, thermodynamic, and fluid . Researchers at NASA Ames are conducting cutting-edge research in the development of clean energy technologies for NASA mission needs in the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate and the Science Mission renewable energy focus is on advancing biofuels, solar, and wind technologies that also help reduce our nation’s dependence on petroleum-based fuels.


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Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA"s biomass production chamber Download PDF EPUB FB2

A series of tests was conducted to monitor atmospheric leakage rate and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber (BPC).

Water was circulated through the 64 plant culture trays inside the chamber during the tests but no plants were present. A series of tests were conducted to monitor atmospheric leakage rate and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber (BPC).

Water was circulated through the 64 plant culture trays. Get this from a library. Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA's biomass production chamber: effect of diurnal temperature cycles.

[Raymond M Wheeler; John H Drese; J C Sager; John F. Kennedy Space Center.]. R.M. Wheeler, J.H. Drese, J.C. SagerAtmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber: Effect of diurnal temperature cycles John F.

Kennedy Space Center NASA Tech. Mem. (), p. Cited by: 8. The Biomass Production Chamber (BPC) at the Kennedy Space Center is part of the Controlled Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) Breadboard Project. Cited by: 3. The upper two curves (%/day and 10%/day) represent the lower and upper bounds of leak rate for NASA’s Biomass Production Chamber at Kennedy Space Center (Wheeler et al.,Corey and Wheeler,Sager et al., ).

A series of tests were conducted to monitor atmospheric leakage rate and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber (BPC). of the NASA biomass production chamber for monitoring. Book. Full-text available. A series of tests were conducted to monitor atmospheric leakage rate and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber (BPC).

R.F. Wheeler, J.H. Drese and J.C. Sager, Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA's biomass production chamber. Effect of diurnal temperature cycles, NASA technical memorandumNASA KSC, Florida ().

D.W. Hand, Techniques for measuring C02 assimilation in controlled environment enclosures, Acta Hort. Wheeler R, Drese J, Sager J () Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA’s biomass production chamber.

Effect of diurnal temperature cycles. John F. Kennedy Space Center. NASA Technical Memorandum Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA's biomass production chamber. Carbon dioxide and water exchange rates by a wheat crop in NASA's biomass production chamber: Results from.

Investigator(s): Knott,W M; KSC Title(s): Atmospheric leakage and condensate production in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber. Effect of diurnal temperature cycles/ R.M.

Wheeler, J.H. Drese, J.C. Sager. Report Number: NASA Other ID: (DNLM) NLM ID: [Book]. "breadboard" project bas focused on biomass production using higher plants for atmospheric regeneration and food production in a speciaJ biomass production chamber.

Ibis chamber is designed to provide information on food crop growth rate, contaminants in the chamber that alter plant growth, requirements for atmospheric regeneration, carlJon. Biomass Production Chamber (BPC) at the Kennedy Space Center, FL, closed system studies of atmospheric mass flow are now possible for large plant stands.

The BPC is a two-storied cylindrical steel chamber ( m high and m diameter), which has been fitted with electric lighting, air handling, and nutrient solu. board" project, which focused on a special biomass production chamber (BPC).

This chamber was designed to function in a sealed (i.e., having an atmospheric leak rate of under 10% per day operating with an internal pressure of 12 mm H20 above atmospheric) state while growing food crops. It was also designed. The most critical needs were to quantify the system air leakage rate, the light intensity at different crop layers, and the biomass production.

A gas infiltration test was performed on the LGH after additional sealing was completed and when it was without plants, using CO 2 as the indicator gas.

Gas exchange measurements were taken for a 20 sq m wheat stand grown from seed to harvest in NASA's Biomass Production Chamber. Respiration of the wheat stand caused the CO2 concentrations to rise.

Given the expanse of our atmosphere, 90 tonnes per day amounts to a small leak. Earth's atmosphere weighs in at around five quadrillion (5 × ) tonnes, so we are in no danger of running out. the unique capabilities of the NASA biomass production chamber for monitoring and evaluating gas ex-change rates, with special emphasis on results with wheat and soybean, two candidate species identified by NASA for CELSS.

Biomass production chamber A two-story cylindrical steel chamber ( m in diameter and m high) with a total internal. Diagram of the layers within Earth's atmosphere.

Troposphere The troposphere starts at the Earth's surface and extends 8 to kilometers high (5 to 9 miles). This part of the atmosphere is the most dense.

Almost all weather is in this region. Stratosphere The stratosphere starts just above the troposphere and extends to 50 kilometers (. Growth Chamber Description The Biomass Production Chamber located in Kennedy Space Center, FL is a cylindrical steel vessel that was formerly used for hypobaric testing during NASA's Mercury and Gem_ Programs (Prince and Knott, ).

The chamber is m in diameter, m high, and is divided.NASA’s Biomass Production Chamber (BPC) provided 20 m2 of crop growing area separated on four vertically stacked shelves (5 m2 each) (Fig. 1). Each shelf supported 16 plastic trays ( m2 per tray), for a total of 64 trays. The atmosphere inside the chamber was closed with the chamber doors typically opened once daily to accommodate.Earth's atmosphere is leaking-but how does oxygen get the energy to escape to space?

NASA's VISIONS-2 rocket will soon launch into the unique magnetic environment near the North Pole in pursuit of an answer.