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BBC News – Beer microbes live 553 days outside ISS

Posted in Uncategorized by T.Salami on August 23, 2010

Bacteria taken from cliffs at Beer on the South Coast have shown themselves to be hardy space travellers.

The bugs were put on the exterior of the space station to see how they would cope in the hostile conditions that exist above the Earths atmosphere.

And when scientists inspected the microbes a year and a half later, they found many were still alive.

via BBC News – Beer microbes live 553 days outside ISS.

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