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Subject: Does glue work in space?

Date: Wed May 25 14:41:40 2005
Posted by Dan Furfari
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I've read articles about why glue hardens, but does the same process work in 
space?  If an astronaut tries to apply elmers glue to his space suit while on a 
space walk, what will happen?  Will the glue stick to the suit?  Will it harden?

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