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"Science In A Box" Will Let Astronauts Really Get Their Hands On Space Station Experiments

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May 8, 2002
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Until now, many of the Space Station experiments have been in enclosed containers, with few hands-on crew activities. That will change when Space Shuttle Endeavour delivers a new facility – the Microgravity Science Glovebox – to the Space Station in May during the STS-111 mission.

People talk about thinking "outside the box," but some science experiments aboard the International Space Station will be safer and easier when they are done inside a box.


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