Seems like Chroococcidiopsis is the next Space Microbe, and it likes Mars!

Chroococcidiopsis is cyanobacterium, that survives several harsh environments, and has the potential to produce organic matter and oxygen, making it the perfect “girl” to take with you to Mars in the near future :p

Download the coloring pdf here!

Scientists have studied the growth of this microbe in the space environment, and it has flew aboard the International Space Station! You can read more about this in the papers bellow:

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