ASEN 6116 - Spacecraft Life Support Systems uri icon



  • Study the environmental control and the life support systems and technologies that keep people alive and healthy in spacecraft and habitats. Students will learn about thermal control systems, air revitalization processes, water reclamation and treatment, waste handling and the reuse of materials, and food and nutrition. Expect to develop analytical models from first principles and perform hands-on laboratory experiments. Formerly ASEN 5116.


  • Nabity, James A.  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2023