Ball of fire comes alive in space, turns into flaming Tinker Bell

Astronaut Reid "Captain America" Wiseman keeps delighting us with his antics in the International Space Station. Here's the latest: A ball of fire materializes in space and comes alive, flying away like some kind of fairy—a flaming Tinker Bell. It was made by the FLEX-2 experiment—or magics, for all we know.

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Was this experiment done inside the ISS or outside (vacuum)?