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Picture of the Day - Crystalline

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:18 pm via: NASA
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(NASA) – Looking for all the world like a snowflake, this is actually a close up view of sodium chloride crystals. The crystals are in a water bubble within a 50-millimeter metal loop that was part of an experiment in the Destiny laboratory aboard the International Space Station and was photographed by the Expedition 6 crew.

Image Credit: NASA

Image Credit: NASA

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