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Caption: These are electron micrographs of Bacillus pumilus SAFR-032 spores on aluminum before and after exposure to space conditions.

Credit: [Reproduced with permission from P. Vaishampayan et al., Survival of Bacillus pumilus Spores for a Prolonged Period of Time in Real Space Conditions. Astrobiology Vol 12, No 5, 2012.]

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