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Past Experiments

This is a list of microgravity experiments conducted at Glenn Research Center in the past:

 
EXPPCS
This is one of the first images from the Physics of Colloids in Space (PCS) on the ISS

PCS

Physics of Colloids in Space (PCS)

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STDCE-1

Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment – 1 (STDCE-1) On earth, fluid convection is dominantly dictated by buoyancy and thermocapillary forces are reduced. These thermocapillary forces are caused by temperature-induced surface tension variations that are not easily studied where gravity is strong. Only in very small settings on earth can thermocapillary action be measured, thus creating … Read the rest ⇢

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STDCE-2

Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment – 2 (STDCE-2) On earth, fluid convection is dominantly dictated by buoyancy and thermocapillary forces are reduced. These thermocapillary forces are caused by temperature-induced surface tension variations that are not easily studied where gravity is strong. Only in very small settings on earth can thermocapillary action be measured, thus creating … Read the rest ⇢

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MFHT

Multi Phase Flow and Heat Transfer (MFHT)

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