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From: (Henry Spencer)
Subject: Re: How does a space colony deal with moisture fom human breath?
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 22:59:48 GMT

In article <xOzU5.115$>,
Philip <> wrote:
>This is something which I have no clue about, do we just condense it and
>reroute it into the water system?

Correct, except that currently it tends to go into the oxygen system
instead.  (The water would have to be purified for drinking -- no, it's
not absolutely pure -- so it's simpler to send it into an electrolysis
unit and turn it into oxygen instead, dumping the hydrogen.  Saves having
to supply the space station with oxygen, which is less convenient to
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