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Question: if you could take a animal with you to space what would you take ?
Asked by jancis to Rochelle, Julia, Jon F, Beth, Adrian on 18 Jan 2016. This question was also asked by mala1212.
answered on 18 Jan 2016:
Probably some fruit flies.
Scientists can learn a lot about what happens to the human body in space by studying fruit flies. We share a lot more in common with fruit flies, and its easy to study processes like aging using them as a model.
NASA even has a fruit fly lab, see
oskarenko12345 commented on 18 Jan 2016:
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