Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Fact of the Day: Space Oxygen

A common fact about space that most people know is that there's no air in outer-space period  But given the fact that fire needs oxygen, it seems to create a contradiction when it comes to space-shuttles. However since there's no air in space, astronauts simply bring oxygen with them. Space shuttles will carry tons of liquid oxygen to make sure their rockets have plenty of power.  

6 comments:

  1. I would never want to go to a place where I need to bring my own oxygen. That just doesn't sit well with me ;)

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