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Spacetex2 Researches Functional Textiles in Zero Gravity

Textile technology has come a long way—and now its headed for outer space. When German astronaut Dr. Alexander Gerst lifted off on Wednesday for his “Horizons” mission at the International Space Station ISS, he brought with him experiments in the Spacetex2 project, which includes clothing physiology experiments. These experiments will investigate the interaction of the…

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