The ITAR-TASS news agency reports that samples from "illuminators and the ISS surface" has found traces of sea plankton, showing that despite factors of space flight, "such as zero gravity, temperature conditions and hard cosmic radiation, [...] these organisms can even develop."
Microorganisms could be found on the ISS surface thanks to high-precision equipment. “Results of the experiment are absolutely unique. We have found traces of sea plankton and microscopic particles on the illuminator surface. This should be studied further,” chief of the Russian ISS orbital mission Vladimir Solovyev said.
He noted that it was not quite clear how these microscopic particles could have appeared on the surface of the space station.
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