• Question: will tardigrades ever be used to explore other galaxies??

    Asked by Stardust to Anne, Beth, COLFlight, Jon on 15 Oct 2015. This question was also asked by Barry_Mubarack.
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      Beth Healey answered on 15 Oct 2015:

      Unlikely but you never know!!

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      Columbus Flight Directors answered on 16 Oct 2015:

      Simon: Hi Stardust! Nice question! I first had to look up a tardigrade to know what it was 😉 . I would say that if tardigrades could form part of a program to help terraform a planet, they may indeed be used to explore the galaxy!

      What do you think?