A commercially provided water generation system is now aboard the International Space Station as part of the STS-131 payload, a key milestone in a unique contracting arrangement between NASA and Hamilton Sundstrand Space, Land & Sea. The United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, best known as the manufacturer of NASA’s Extravehicular Mobility Activity suits, built the Sabatier Reactor System to provide the space station with an alternative chemical reaction water production facility. ...


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