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Bugs that Can Travel in Space…Naked

By Boonsri Dickinson | September 17, 2008 2:32 pm

waterbear.jpgSpacesuits are designed to protect astronauts from the cold, oxygen-less, radiation-filled vacuum of outer space. So what happens when you don’t have a space suit? Naked, dried-up bugs were put to the test last September. Scientists in Sweden sent 3,000 tiny bugs, known as tardigrades, on a spaceship to see if they’d survive.

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