Getting to Mars is on our minds back here on Earth, and when it comes to space travel, recycling is a space traveler’s best friend – pee included! Today we’re looking at a brilliant new potential use for pee in space, and URINE for a surprise, it flows a bit farther than drinking water!
Mark A. Blenner, Ph.D.
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.
article on the pee story:
challenges associated with a trip to mars:
using urine to grow plants in space:
plants in deep space and on mars:
NASA video on Veggies
background on the nitrogen cycle//why we need all this stuff
additive manufacturing on station
Getting thirsty in space:
about the engineer behind pee recycling systems:
more recently installed system: