The structure of the International Space Station relies heavily on a series of trusses engineered to withstand compression, tension, torsion and shear forces the station may encounter in low-Earth orbit. In this episode, Expedition 55/56 Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold explains the significance of these resilient structures and the forces they are up against in microgravity.

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Publish Date
Run Time 00:04:24
Topic Humans In Space
Series STEMonstrations
Episode Episode 15
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G
Language