SpaceX Will Release Space Nickelodeon Slam and Adidas Soccer Ball
In the name of STEM's education, the children's TV network launched an advertising campaign that includes putting a mucus pack in the SpaceX Dragon capsule and flying to the orbital lab this week.
The launch, which will include 5,500 other experiments and supplies for the six astronauts aboard the ISS, is scheduled for 6:24 am Wednesday at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida. Dare "in the 1990s, the network says it sends the slush to the space station for educational purposes – and to distribute entertainment for a new generation
" We will mix a few astronauts and do it through several demonstrations, "he said Andrew Maccles, Deputy Chairman of the State Administration at Viacom, who owns Nickelodeon, began in early September
Scientists have long known how water is behaving in space: it forms hanging spots that can be scattered with straw in the air. But it is not quite clear how it will be it's not even clear what's done ̵
1; Nickelodeon says the ingredients are a strictly secretive secret
The machines refused to comment on the financial conditions of their ISS experiment
The addition of mucus with Nicklodeon aboard SpaceX will be "The observation and measurement of the motion of the soccer balls in microgravity improves the understanding of the general behavior of free-flying objects," says NASA's descriptive payload. "This could contribute to the better design and use of free flying objects as small robots in the spacecraft." experiment. The CASIS group, which is working with NASA to collect space research data, declined to comment on the financial terms of this deal.
Also flies to the space station: the first bio-printer that can use the cells of a person to "print" their new organs.
SpaceX, the Elon Musk rocket company, regularly runs cargo missions to NASA's space station. The supply trip Wednesday will mark the 18th mission for the company.