Fluid Physics Experiments in Space
The words Fluid Physics overlaid upon science symbols and images

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 5-12
Year: 1996


This NASA video segment takes a look at a fluid physics experiment conducted in space. Viewers watch as sound waves maneuver liquid droplets that are almost perfect spheres in space. The segment also discusses the potential benefits of such research.

Fluid Physics Experiments in Space
Duration: 1 minute 30 seconds
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This video clip is part of the Liftoff to Learning: Microgravity DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.


Other video learning clips in this series:
The Constant Pull of Gravity: How Does It Work?
What Is Microgravity?
Simulating the Low-Gravity Conditions of Space in the Lab
The Role of Microgravity in Scientific Research
Biotechnology Experiments in Space
Materials Science Experiments in Space
Combustion Experiments in Space