Students’ Science Experiment Headed for Space

EUGENE, Ore. — Some middle school students are going where few have gone before… well, their science experiment is anyway.Twenty experiments are headed for the International Space Station this summer and one by three Eugene students is one of them.Kobe Skidmore, Ray Newell and Garrett Price go to the Arts and Technology Academy and worked through the fall and winter on their experiment.One of the students got the idea while using cooking oil to make dinner.They want to know if the world’s slipperiest substance has the same properties in a microgravity environment as it does on Earth.“I took a victory lap, I’m not gunna lie,” said eighth grader Ray Newell. “But we tried to take it mellowy [sic]. And we were just very happy the whole time knowing that we had put all our effort into this.”Two other teams from Churchill High School and ATA made the semi-finals.

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