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Posted on : 06 Dec 2019

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  • They often called water bears - are creatures under a millimetre long that can survive being heated to 150C and frozen to almost absolute zero.
  • They can survive even in the vacuum of space.
  • They were discovered aboard an Israeli spacecraft that crashed on the moon’s surface.
  • Theoretically be possible for the tardigrades to be collected, brought back to earth, reanimated, and studied to see the effects of being on the moon.

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