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For release: 01-28-03
Photo release #: 03-017

Space water recycling experiment flying high aboard Space Shuttle

Photo description: NASA Engineer Cindy Hutchens prepares to test her wastewater experiment Large 1955 x 3000 (300)
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Life Support Engineer Cindy Hutchens looks at urine treated with chemicals to control bacteria growth and odor as part of the Vapor Compression Distillation Experiment managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. This experiment, taking place during Shuttle mission STS-107 will validate the process of changing urine and other wastewater into clean water, for future crews aboard the International Space Station. (NASA/MSFC)

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