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Volume 100, 201911th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2019
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|Published online||10 June 2019|
Life support system in the mature Martian colony for 1000 people
1 Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, ul. Norwida 4/6, 50-373 Wrocław, Poland
2 Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Wyb. Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370, Wroclaw, Poland
3 Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Wyb. Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370, Wroclaw, Poland
4 Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Chemistry, ul. Gronostajowa 2, 30-387, Kraków, Poland
5 University of Adelaide, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The development in the field of space engineering is aimed at achieving another milestone, which is the creation of an extraterrestrial colony on, for example, Mars. Missions of this kind will be long-term and long-distance, which results in the need to design systems with a high degree of self-sufficiency. It is synonymous with high recovery resources. This article is a concept proposed for the needs of the Mar Colony Prize competition – Design The First Human Settlement On Mars, created by The Mars Society. This competition assumed designing highly-autonomous base for 1000 people. This means, that all environmental systems must be connected with each other and work in closed loops. In this paper four main environmental systems are proposed and characterized. The state of art of each subsystems technology is presented.
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