Aerospace companies are often intimately involved in research and development of all kinds, and Airbus is no different. As part of a current project, it is working to produce an experimental unit for the fluid science laboratory installed within the Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS), with a focus on the study of “soft matter.” Soft matter results from the different mixtures between gases, solids, and liquids (including gels, foams, aerogel emulsions, and
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