The Development Status of the Hermes Environmental Control and Life Support Subsystem 891547

This presentation will provide an overview of the present status of the HERMES Environment Control and Life Support Subsystem programme and will outline the main differences to the Spacelab ECLSS.
The requirements development from Phase A (6 men, 2 crew compartments/volumes) to Phase C1 (3 men, 4 crew compartments/volumes) and the relevant configurations are described. In the following a description of the main requirements and the layouts for the different ECLSS sections is provided which are:
  • Atmosphere Pressure Control Section (APCS)
  • Air Conditioning Section (ACS)
  • Liquid Management Section (LMS)
  • Food/Galley Management Section (FGMS)
  • Hygiene and Solid Waste Management Section (HWMS)
  • Monitoring, Control and Power Management Section (MCFMS).


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