First Animal To Survive In Space! #science

Tardigrades or “Water bears” are the only creatures that can survive the extreme conditions in the vacuum of outer space.

Tardigrade Facts:   What Are They?

 

 

 
Read more at Motherboard TV: Meet the Guy Who Hunts Space Bears in Rural Virginia
 

 
Hank explains why NASA and the European Space Agency are in love with tardigrades and how these extremophiles are helping us study the panspermia hypothesis.
 
 

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