Last May at 4:30 pm Greece watched a live broadcast of the Bougas Experiment in Texas America , participating in the process of sending two tanks of a specially manufactured extra virgin olive oil, which “flew” within ten minutes. , within the atmospheric boundaries, with the Blue Origin rocket.
The whole team ,that has been involved in the preparation and planning for the last 3 years, watched the trip at school , on Live Streaming with fascination.
“Blue Origin” has created the new Space vehicle, New Shepard, which launches and lands with the help of a rocket . The purpose of the experiment was to test the effects of the products in Space.
It was a very successful process that has two goals, explained school program director George Koutsoumpos: “We are observing the behavior of olive oil and want to see whether it will retain its liquid form once it leaves Earth. . We know that water does not retain its liquid form in Space and it will be interesting to see how olive oil behaves. It will also prove the strength of olive oil as a food. ”
Maria Golia’s help was significant, as she was in the El Paso desert launch site and was online communication with the school!