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Name of Image: Zeolite Crystal Growth in Microgravity and on Earth
MIX #: 0300073
NIX #: 0300073 MSFC-0300073
Date of Image: 2003-01-12
Category: Material Science

Full Description: The Center for Advanced Microgravity Materials Processing (CAMMP), a NASA-sponsored Research Partnership Center, is working to improve zeolite materials for storing hydrogen fuel. CAMMP is also applying zeolites to detergents, optical cables, gas and vapor detection for environmental monitoring and control, and chemical production techniques that significantly reduce by-products that are hazardous to the environment. Shown here are zeolite crystals (top) grown in a ground control experiment and grown in microgravity on the USML-2 mission (bottom). Zeolite experiments have also been conducted aboard the International Space Station.
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Keywords: zeolite crystal growth, CAMMP, materials processing,
MSFC Negative Number: 0300073
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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