Water experiments part 4 – lens effect | Cosmic Kiss (In German, English subtitles available)


ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station for his first space mission, Cosmic Kiss. Recently, he experimented with water in microgravity.
In this water experiments video series, Matthias demonstrates the different behavior of water in weightlessness and how this research is applied to life on Earth.

In part 4 of this video series, Matthias takes a closer look at the lens effect and surface tension of water.

Matthias will live and work in orbit for approximately six months for his Cosmic Kiss mission. During this time, he will conduct and support more than 35 European and numerous other international experiments in microgravity.

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  1. … das ist erfahrung pur, da muss man mal drin gesteckt haben fürs gefühl und fürs vertrauen zu selbigem… allein schon die oberflächenspannung von wasser fühlbar zu machen durch trägheit. is bestimmt ein balkon der realität fürs denken wenn mans nicht gleich für sich gewinnt in voller tiefe… ich meine das erfahrungskonstrukt…

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