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Colorado-built containers will be aboard shuttle

Containers built at the University of Colorado will carry two experiments aboard the space shuttle Discovery’s last flight. The shuttle is scheduled for launch on Feb. 24 after a delay of nearly four months. The two experiments will be in cylinders built by BioServe Space Technologies in CU-Boulder’s aerospace engineering sciences department. The cylinders will… Continue Reading Colorado-built containers will be aboard shuttle

The space shuttle Atlantis carried three University of Colorado payloads to the International Space Station on its final flight. The biomedical payload devices, including one to help scientists understand how and why micro-organisms flourish in the low-gravity conditions of space, were developed at UC-Boulder. The experiments on biofilms, which are clusters of microorganisms that adhere… Continue Reading Space shuttle Atlantis carried CU bacteria experiments

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