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We Just Got More Evidence Bacteria Could Survive The Journey Between Earth And Mars – ScienceAlert

What if microbes could drift through the vastness of space like pollen in the wind, planting the seeds of life on planets both far and wide? Is that how life started on our own planet? Is such a journey even possible?

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What if microbes could drift through the vastness of space like pollen in the wind, planting the seeds of life on planets both far and wide? Is that how life started on our own planet? Is such a journey even possible? 
New research from the astrobiology mission “Tanpopo”, which means ‘dandelion’ in Japanese, suggests it very well could be.
Samples of a highly resistant bacterium genus called Deinococcus, which can be found high up in our atmosphere, has officially survived three years in the v…

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