Student Engineers Spark Zero-Gravity Fires on Weightless Wild Ride
Posted July 20, 2013 4:39 PM
Engineering students from the University of California, San Diego successfully ignited tiny biofuel fires in weightlessness on Friday, July 19, during NASA's Microgravity University, part of the Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program.
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