Advanced Life-Support Program

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A NASA research programme to develop systems of long-term life support for humans in space, considered essential to the exploration of the Moon and Mars. Located at the Johnson Space Center, the research team investigates ways to produce food, purify water and air, and regenerate oxygen. Experiments involve growing crop plants for food and oxygen regeneration, and researching biological and physico-chemical processes to turn waste into usable resources.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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