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Fraser
2008-Nov-12, 05:10 AM
Space biology experiments have just arrived in the classroom. With a focus on hundreds of K-12 students, a University of Colorado, Boulder payload will be launched on board Space Shuttle Endeavour on November 14th carrying spiders and butterfly larvae. The purpose? To provide an educational research tool for youngsters, helping to develop their interest in [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Nov-12, 11:07 PM
The ISS is getting a lot of Skylab legacy this year, isn't it? First a member of the Garriott family and now spider experiments.