Topic: [Video] Wringing out water in space - for science!
Posts: 2973 From: Sierra Vista, Arizona Registered: Nov 1999
posted 05-01-2013 02:14 AM
CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth.
Posts: 324 From: Lansing, MI, USA Registered: Mar 2012
posted 05-02-2013 03:09 PM
Very cool indeed. Not the result I was expecting. And this is from two very smart kids!
David Bryant Member
Posts: 892 From: Norfolk UK Registered: Feb 2005
posted 05-02-2013 11:35 PM
Max Q Member
Posts: 378 From: Whyalla South Australia Registered: Mar 2007
posted 05-03-2013 06:05 AM
It's an amazing video but I heard on the radio today that it costs $20,000 to launch one liter of water into space. I don't know if it was a good use of money (assuming the radio was correct).
Posts: 327 From: CA. Registered: Jan 2011
posted 05-03-2013 10:58 AM
quote:Originally posted by Max Q: It's an amazing video but I heard on the radio today that it costs $20,000 to launch one liter of water into space. I don't know if it was a good use of money (assuming the radio was correct).
Once the water is up there it is constantly recycled.