Re: STS-103, Hubble, Holidays and Y2K

Tony Beresford (
Sun, 26 Dec 1999 20:43:07 +1030

At 15:56 26/12/99 , you wrote:

>Many of you described a "water dump"; can someone explain what's the
>reason for the shuttle for dumping water out in space ?
Because it produces it all the time as a byproduct of generating its
electrical power ( from Fuel Cells), and it only has a small tank.
what is seen is a cloud of ice crystals of course, not water droplets.
Tony Beresford
( 34.96S, 138.6333E)

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