Physics of Fluids
Space environment -- Research, Engineering -- Experiments, Reduced gravity environments
A qualitative study of the bursting of water balloons in a simulated low-gravity environment was conducted aboard NASA Lewis’s DC-9 aircraft.
The tests were performed to develop techniques to rapidly deploy large liquid drops in a microgravity environment.
Weislogel, M.M., Lichter, S., Water Balloon Rupture in Low Gravity, Phys. of Fluids, 10, No. 9, Gallery of Fluid Motion, p. S4, Sept., 1998.