Get Away Special Experimenter's Symposium (1986): Proceedings of a Symposium Held at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD on October 7-8, 1986
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC
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This project represents Venezuelas first scientific experiment space. The apparatus for the automatic costing of two polymer thin films will be contained in NASAs Payload No. G-559 of the Get Away Special program for a future orbital space flight in the U.S. Space Shuttle. Semi-permeable polymer membranes have important applications in a variety of fields, such as medicine, energy, and pharmaceuticals and in general fluid separation processes, such as reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, and electrodialysis. The casting of semi- permeable membranes in space will help to identify the roles of convection in determining the structure of these membranes.
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