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BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska doing out of this world research

If all goes according to plan, a group of University of Nebraska students will go up in a microgravity flight simulator this May to see if an astronaut can absorb a robotic capsule that can diagnose internal disease. Students from the University of Nebraska’s College of Engineering, along with students from other disciplines, have been working since October on an experiment they plan to conduct while going into 30 parabolic loops on a flight out of NASA’s Houston base. This is the seventh year the UN College of Engineering has worked with NASA Microgravity University, which involves college students from