Day 8 - December 7
Astronauts Tanner and Noriega perform the third and last space walk, to install a potential plasma probe which will measure plasma around the Station. Do you want to learn more about plasma? Click on the central image!
Questions / Answers
What is plasma?
Plasma is a super hot ionised gas.
True of false: two positive elements will attract each other?
False only opposites attract.
Which of these does not contain plasma? Lightning, hot flames, the sun, water or stars.
Water does not contain plasma.
What is Marc's role for this spacewalk?
Marc will once again choreograph and act as back-up for Tanner and Noriega's third Extravehicular Activity (EVA). They will be installing a potential probe experiment on top of the P6 to measure plasma in the environment around the Station.
Can you name types of scientific experiments that will be performed on the International Space Station (ISS)?
Microgravity sciences to understand the laws of physics and chemistry by use of the weightlessness of space; space life sciences, to study the changes and adaptations of human physiology in the weightlessness of space.
Also available: The list of all questions of the Space 2000 Project
Mission: Sun Contest
Come back tomorrow to find out what is the answer to question 24!
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