More than five thousand creatures will go to space with Falcon 9 of SpaceX

More than five thousand creatures will go to space with Falcon 9 of SpaceX
In the upcoming space mission to be launched on June 3, SpaceX will carry 5,000 water beers and 128 glowing baby squid at the Rocket Falcon 9 nternational Space Station. In addition to these special small creatures, the Cargo Resupply Mission will also include more than 7300 pounds of luggage including crew supplies, new solar panels and vehicle hardware.

The mission, launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, will take these creatures to space due to their special abilities. Studying how space travel affects them will help scientists understand the impact of space travel on humans and find effective remedies for the adverse effects of microgravity.

Tardigrades, also known as 'water beers' or 'moss piglets'. These are micro-organisms whose size is never larger than 1.5 millimeters. They are known for their ability to survive even in extraordinary environments. They can also survive in places where life is not possible for most organisms.

These creatures found everywhere, from the depths of the oceans to the altitude of mountains, can survive deadly radiation, excessive water, lack of air and without food. When he was last sent to space in September 2007, he has already shown his ability by going through the vacuum of space.

After 10 days of their contact with space, 68 percent of their samples were revived within 30 minutes of rehydration. NASA said in a press release that we are very keen to understand how tardigrades survive and breed in such environments and whether we can learn anything about their tricks and protect them from astronauts Can be used for.

Apart from this, the glowing baby bobtail squid is also a space goer with special ability to shine. For this the bacteria living inside their body are responsible. They have an immune system just like humans. The effects of these on space travel will help in understanding the impact of space travel on humans.

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