- Press Release
- Nov 30, 2022
Playing With Duck Tape And Cryogenic Freezers In Space
NASA astronaut Nick Hague transfers research samples into a specialized science freezer located aboard the International Space Station.
The ultra-cold freezers are nicknamed GLACIER, short for The General Laboratory Active Cryogenic International Space Station (ISS) Experiment Refrigerator, and store samples at temperatures as low as -160 °C (-301 °F).
iss059e072412 (May 24, 2019) – larger image