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      a sealed container with built-in gloves. Astronauts do small experiments and
      test hardware inside it.

Astronauts can experiment with fire in the glovebox.

On the space station, experiments with small parts or liquids are done in the glovebox. This helps keep the space station safe and clean.


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An Astronaut Works in the Glovebox


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A drawing of a glovebox
This drawing of a glovebox shows the shape of the box and the gloves inside the box.
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