Space Station Environmental Factors Research and Development

KBRwyle provides primary support and operation of the Environmental Factors Laboratories at NASA Johnson Space Center. The mission of these laboratories is to conduct investigations into environmental issues associated with space flight and to develop operationally acceptable standards and methodologies to minimize risk to the crewmember.

KBRwyle's primary responsibilities are to:

  • Investigate operationally relevant environmental issues associated with human space flight.
  • Set interim standards for maximum allowable concentrations of contaminants.
  • Measure, monitor and ensure the safety of the air, water, food, and biological environments.

Scientific support and environmental factors services that KBRwyle provides include:

  • Microbiology
  • Radiation Biophysics
  • Toxicology
  • Water and Food Analysis
  • Acoustics and Noise Control
  • Biomedical Research and Development
  • Human Factors and Habitability