Space Settlement Designer's Corner
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relevant to student space settlement designers.
Inputs and outputs for one person in one day (averages)
- 3.1 kg of food (dry weight)
- 15-20 kg of water (including drinking water and the water content of food)
- 4.4 kg of oxygen
From Humans in Space by Harry L. Shipman.
- 7.3 kg of urine
- 8.8 kg of "metabolic water" -- exhaled in breathing and evaporated from the skin
- 4.8 kg of carbon dioxide
- 0.88 kg of solid waste