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Will Water Bears be the First Interstellar Astronauts?

A new study conducted with support from NASA considers sending "Water Bears" on the first interstellar voyages instead of humans.

1 month ago

Hardy Tardigrades on Board Israel’s Beresheet Lander Probably Survived the Crash

When SpaceIL's Beresheet lander crashed into the Moon, it was a bitter-sweet moment for Israel's space exploration aspirations. The privately-built…

2 years ago

Galactic Panspermia: Interstellar Dust Could Transport Life from Star to Star

A new study by Arjun Berera, of the University of Edinburgh, has indicated that space dust may be a possible…

4 years ago

Bio-Mimicry and Space Exploration

"Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are laboring in vain." -Leonardo…

6 years ago

What Animals Have Been to Space?

When we think of astronauts, we think of humans. But there have been plenty of animals who have traveled in…

7 years ago