Bioregenerative Planetary Life-Support Systems Test Complex

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A project conducted for NASA's Advanced Life-Support Program. It involves a complex of five enclosed chambers that provide all the air and water and the majority of food for four astronauts by using biological and physiochemical life-support technologies. The testing, at the Johnson Space Center, began in 2001 and is scheduled to finish in 2006, with humans living in the chambers between 15 and 180 days.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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