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Monthly Archive for November, 2008

$154 million device that produces drinking water shut down again Extracted from http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2000/ast02nov_1.htm Here’s how the system works: Urine from the astronauts is distilled in a partial space vacuum, allowing the water to boil off. The distilled waste water is funneled into a mini-treatment plant that removes hair, lint and other contaminants, then goes through […]

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