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What are the tires of the space shuttle filled with, and what keeps them from exploding in space?



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Going into space is just like pumping an extra 14 pounds of pressure into the tires -- not a serious problem. I don't actually know what the tires are filled with, but I'd be very surprised if it's not air.

Tim Mooney



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