Getting sick in space is no picnic. So scientists are sending bugs to the International Space Station, hoping to better predict some of the physical challenges that may befall astronauts when NASA eventually sends the first human mission to Mars. …read more

Source: Science News

NASA Sends Fruit Flies to Space to Prep for Mars Missions 24 March,2014Amy Standen


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