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What experiments did they do on the International Space Station?

ISS-based astronomy telescopes and experiments include SOLAR, the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, the Calorimetric Electron Telescope, the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI), and the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.

What are some space experiments?

12 Cool Experiments Done on the International Space Station

  • Headless flatworms. NASA.
  • Space mice.
  • Talking Zucchini.
  • Putting out the fire.
  • ISS, Robot.
  • Night lights—Lots of them.
  • Channeling Captain Kirk.
  • The Force is strong here.

What experiment was carried out with the space shuttle Columbia?

The space shuttle Columbia’s STS-107 mission in 2003 was devoted almost exclusively to science and research. It carried dozens of experiments, including one that investigated the growth and reproductive behavior of the nematode worm C. elegans in microgravity.

Who is the engineer responsible for the Challenger shuttle disaster?

Roger Boisjoly

What caused the Challenger disaster?

The astronauts’ deaths were due to the loss of Challenger, which was caused by an external tank explosion. The space shuttle broke apart because gasses in the external fuel tank mixed, exploded and tore the space shuttle apart.

Did the Challenger crew know something was wrong?

We made it!” Boisjoly recalled that when the shuttle was destroyed a few seconds later, “we all knew exactly what happened”. Veteran astronaut Robert Crippen and his crew watched the launch while training for STS-62-A, scheduled for July 1986.

How did the Challenger disaster affect NASA?

Challenger: The shuttle disaster that changed NASA. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, killing the seven crewmembers and changing NASA’s space program forever. Challenger was the second shuttle to reach space, in April 1983.

How fast was Challenger going when it exploded?

2,900 feet per second

What time did the Challenger take off?

At 11:38 a.m. EST, on January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Christa McAuliffe is on her way to becoming the first ordinary U.S. civilian to travel into space.