Fire in the Hull!

Fire behaves very differently in zero gravity, and NASA wants to study it. The problem? It is very, very foolish to set fire to something inside a spacecraft, and there are specific rules prohibiting flammable material even being on board. But those clever NASA scientists have come up with a very smart solution. Jeff and Anthony take a look at their the plan and consider the issue of space fire.

Fire behaves very differently in zero gravity, and NASA wants to study it. The problem? It is very, very foolish to set fire to something inside a spacecraft, and there are specific rules prohibiting flammable material even being on board. But those clever NASA scientists have come up with a very smart solution. Jeff and Anthony take a look at their the plan and consider the issue of space fire.

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