Fruit Flies To Soar To Space Station For Deep Space Voyage Data | Video

The Drosophila melanogaster, aka Fruit Fly, shares genes with humans. The Fruit Fly Lab-O1 will fly to Space Station on the 5th SpaceX cargo run. Study of the flies will give researchers more understanding on how long-duration spaceflight will effect humans.

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