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Friday, March 16, 2018

The ISS will fly germs from Chernobyl

Next week on the International space station to conduct scientific experiments will be delivered to the microorganisms from Chernobyl, and about a ton of other materials necessary for certain research. This was announced by the Camille aleyne, research associate ISS program at the American space Agency NASA.

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Materials will be delivered to the ISS space truck Dragon, which starts on the booster Falcon 9 from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral on July 18, and docking with the International space station will perform July 20. With the cargo will be able to hold 280 scientific experiments, the bacteria will be necessary for one of them. In the study conducted by California University of technology, experts hope to figure out how the Chernobyl microbes taken from the scene of a nuclear explosion, will affect the conditions of microgravity. Scientists claim that the obtained results can later be used in areas such as medicine and agriculture.

Other items that the spacecraft will deliver to the ISS will be used to monitor characteristics of the heart of human activity in space, and studies of DNA sequence

Today was rich in news about the scientists, whose attention in a particular aspect of the attracted microorganisms. It was recently reported that a group of scientists from Stanford University have proven that viruses are very much “directed” human evolution, at least from the moment when he began to differ from monkeys. And other specialist Alfred McEwen of the University of Arizona, expressed the hope that Mars can since ancient times to exist the microorganisms, the “sister” of the earth.

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