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How Things Work: Flying Fuel Cells

Out of gas? Not a problem.

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It already works out of this world. Three 255-pound fuel cells supply electric power to the space shuttle in orbit and produce more than 26 gallons of fresh water a day.


Michael Klesius is an associate editor at Air & Space/Smithsonian.

 

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