Water recovery systems
We all wonder how astronauts go about their daily routines in space! How do they cook food? Where do they get fresh water? How do they use the restroom? The last two questions are connected, and we’ll show you how :) In the “Water recovery systems” set by MEL Science, we’ll teach you how to clean water in space! In short: do astronauts really drink pee? Let's find out!
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- Purify water by evaporating it
- Remove heavy metal ions from a contaminated liquid
- Use charcoal to filter out impurities
You will learn:
- What distillation is
- How some impurities are worse than others
- How water filters work