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We had nothing to do with this: ISS Supply Ship Opens Hatch After ‘Bacteria’ Delay

As we have ben writing about here, we are planning to do some microbial sampling of the International Space Station as part of our Project MERCURRI.  Thus I read with great interest the following headline this morning: ISS Supply Ship Opens Hatch After ‘Bacteria’ Delay | World | RIA Novosti.  Uh oh.  Seems that some mold and/or bacterial growth was found on a cargo bag inside a supply ship connected to the Space Station.  And there was a bit of a delay as the astronauts took some air samples for analysis back on Earth.  Well … going to have to ask around because I really would love to get access to those samples …

STS-135 final flyaround of ISS 1

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