Microbial Characterization of Internal Active Thermal Control System (IATCS) Hardware Surfaces after Five Years of Operation in the International Space Station

Monsi C. Roman, Natalee E. Weir, Mark E. Wilson, Barry H. Pyle
2006 SAE Technical Paper Series   unpublished
A flex hose assembly containing aqueous coolant from the International Space Station (ISS) Internal Active This initial paper reports the results of the membrane filtration analyses performed to assess biofilm on IATCS hardware exposed to coolant and microorganisms during five years of on-orbit operation.
doi:10.4271/2006-01-2157 fatcat:pm7bzdte7bbldcu6romkd3g5du