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SpaceX just launched 5,000 tardigrades into space so astronauts can study how indestructible they are

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement SpaceX's latest resupply mission to the International Space Station has some tiny, living passengers.
Five thousand tardigrades launched on SpaceX's uncrewed Dragon capsule at 1:29 p.m. ET on Thursday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
This kind of uncrewed cargo mission typically heads to the space station every couple months to drop off food and supplies for the astronauts on board. The missions also deliver materials for science experiments. SpaceX has been conducing these resupply voyages since 2012 - this was the company's 22nd such launch. The Dragon...
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