Why NASA Deliberately Set Its Own Spacecraft On Fire

When it comes to space travel, there’s one thing that people fear beyond all others: fire. Fires in space are incredibly dangerous, as the lack of oxygen in space means that spacecraft must carry oxygen with them in a pressurized environment. If a fire starts in such an environment, it becomes deadly extremely quickly. But it’s hard to know how to prevent and protect against fires in space┬ábecause fire behaves differently in space than it does on Earth. That

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