LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR PLANETARY EXPLORATION

Credits: 9

Learning objectives
This course addresses the aspects of human life support during space flight, in the perspective of future long-term human missions in the solar system. Specifically, the following topics are covered: 1. Human rating requirements: Design Standards, Crew Habitability, Safety and Reliability Requirements; 2. Space flight health requirements: Environmental Health, Water Quality, Water System Decontamination, Air Quality, Air System Decontamination; 3. Environment maintenance: plant growth, biomass production, resources from biomass production.