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Cozmosis22
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posted 09-27-2012 04:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Cozmosis22     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
"Prototype Wash Water Renovation System" designed and built for NASA during the 1980s. It is a large (and heavy) full size unit from back when the space agency was contemplating onboard astronaut water filtration for extended stay shuttle missions.

Came from a GSA auction and has been in safe storage for many years. After the Challenger accident the "long duration shuttle missions" plan was terminated. It has all the appropriate paperwork. It lights up when plugged in; and as built it is currently wired for standard 110volt power source.

Am posting here at cS for a while before going elsewhere. Note, this unflown prototype is a one-of-a-kind device and part of the once-grand plans NASA had for the reusable Space Transportation System.

Cozmosis22
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posted 03-11-2014 01:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Cozmosis22     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This 1980's prototype device is still available. Any opinions regarding the relative value or perceived relevance of this hardware artifact would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

pupnik
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posted 03-11-2014 04:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for pupnik     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A very cool item but one I doubt I could make a realistic offer on, much less make a good guess on its value due to how unique it is. There's just nothing else to really compare its value to.

liftoff
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posted 03-20-2014 02:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for liftoff   Click Here to Email liftoff     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Could you please send me your e-mail address? guido.schwarz@swissspacemuseum.ch

Cozmosis22
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posted 03-21-2014 05:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Cozmosis22     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by liftoff:
Could you please send me your e-mail address?

Yes, indeed.

Cozmosis22
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posted 07-04-2014 11:45 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Cozmosis22     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This closed-loop water purification gizmo is still available.

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