Sea Plankton Found Living on the Exterior Surface of the ISS

I missed this article around the time it was originally published. A fascinating read and certainly raises a good few questions. Thank you to the wonderful Angelic View for sharing this with us 🙂

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AngelicView: This is a very interesting article from Mail Online. There are many preliminary conclusions we can draw from this little discovery by a Russian Cosmonaut. One thing that comes to my mind is the possibility of this pointing towards the theories of Panspermia possibly being right. There will, of course, be more studies needed. This article was put out yesterday.

PLANKTON found in space: Sea creatures are discovered living on the exterior of the ISS

  • Russian space officials confirmed the plankton were living on the ISS 

  • Sea plankton were not carried by the craft as they aren’t native to Baikonur in Kazakhstan, where the Russian modules of the station blasted off

  • Plankton may have been blown there by air currents, Russia claims

  • Organisms were able to survive without oxygen in sub zero temperatures

  • Discovery made during a routine space walk to clean the ISS’ windows

Plankton  have been found living on the exterior of the International Space Station (pictured), according to Russian space officials. They think the microorganisms could have been blown there by air currents on Earth Plankton have been found…

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