Shuttling into space

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The advent of the space shuttle, which flew for the first time in 1981, presented researchers with an ideal platform for the study of animal and plant life in space, as hundreds of biological experiments could be carried aloft, examined or pursued in relative comfort.


Space Shuttle Cosmic Radiation Simulated Microgravity Kennedy Space Adult Newt 
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