Wringing your wet hitchhiker’s towel in space

The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy recommends that a hitch hiker should always have his towel with him. There even is a Towel Day

But what happens when you wring your wet towel in space? Will the water come of in bubbles an float free in space? Will it stay inside the towel ? Wrong and wrong again.

See what happens if you wring your wet towel in space, in this amazing video where Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the IIS wrings his hitchhiker’s towel…

This experiment was the winner in a design contest for Canadian High school students. More information: Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Performs Winning Science Experiment with Nova Scotia School – Canadian Space Agency