Photos of the Day: New Science for Space

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:20am
Laura Niles, NASA/Johnson Space Center

The SPHERES-Slosh hardware used aboard the space station will help researchers study the movement of fluids in microgravity. This may assist with designing new, more efficient fuel tanks. Credit: Florida Institute of Technology/Dr. Daniel Kirk

Read: New Science Bound for Station on Orbital's Cygnus

Antibiotic Effectiveness in Space (AES-1) consists of Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus and 16 Group Activation Packs. Here, astronaut Mark Kelly works with similar hardware used in the NLP-Vaccine-10 investigation. Credit: BioServe Space Technologies

This image demonstrates how CubeSats like NanoRacks-ArduSat-2, NanoRacks-Planet Labs-Dove, and NanoRacks-SkyCube deploy from the JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer attached to the Kibo laboratory's robotic arm. Credit: NASA

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