Orbiting the Earth on fire cargo ship Cygnus.
This event is a controlled experiment, organized by the American space administration NASA.
About it on November 23, informed the press center of the organization, reports citing .
Scientists did this in order to figure out how the flame behaves in low gravity.
In a press release from NASA States that as part of an experiment aboard the space cargo ship was set on fire 9 samples consisting of different materials.
This includes components, plastic, and silicon, as they come from the basis of such devices, and other equipment operating in orbit.
The results of the experiment, scientists will determine the effectiveness of the materials in the matter of fire safety.
Whatever the results of the study, the fate of the Cygnus space truck has been resolved.