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Mars life support systems

1Donald Rapp

1Independent contractor, 1445 Indiana Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91030, USA

Mars 2, 72-82, 2006 | doi:10.1555/mars.2006.0005
Received March 17, 2006 | Accepted July 1, 2006 | Published September 29, 2006

Life support systems represent a critical element of human missions to Mars that potentially could require huge amounts of mass. Current life support technology for space stations are inadequate for the needs of Mars missions.

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