Tag: KC-135

Miners in space

Posted by on January 27, 2004

David Harris now knows why they call NASA’s KC-135 aircraft the "vomit comet." The UMR mechanical engineering senior led a team of seven other UMR students and two Rolla Senior High School students on a trip aboard the KC-135 last summer to conduct welding experiments in near-zero gravity. The plane flies in parabolic patterns to […]

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