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Crystal growth of artificial snowSnow crystals were grown onboard the space shuttle during STS-7 and STS-8 to facilitate the investigation of crystal growth under conditions of weightlessness. The experimental design and hardware are described. Space-grown snow crystals were polyhedrons looking like spheres, which were unlike snow crystals produced in experiments on Earth.
Document ID
19840019695
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Kimura, S. (Asahi Shimbun Co.)
Oka, A. (Asahi Shimbun Co.)
Taki, M. (Asahi Shimbun Co.)
Kuwano, R. (NEC Corp.)
Ono, H. (NEC Corp.)
Nagura, R. (NEC Corp.)
Narimatsu, Y. (NEC Corp.)
Tanii, J. (NEC Corp.)
Kamimiytat, Y. (NEC Corp.)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center Get Away Spec. Expt. Symp.
Subject Category
ASTRONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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