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Joshua Colwell, Assistant Director of FSI, Leads Experiment That Will Fly On Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Two

“A UCF experiment and a 3-D printer for space developed by a UCF graduate will fly on the first NASA-funded commercial research flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.

NASA and Virgin Galactic   announced Tuesday that 12 university experiments, two industry-developed technologies and two NASA projects were selected for the mission.

Joshua Colwell, a UCF physics professor and assistant director of the Florida Space Institute , leads the UCF experiment, which will look at how a projectile launched into simulated moon dust or asteroid material will behave in weightlessness.”

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