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Plastic bags labeled 'Earth Control December 2019 Pheronym' filled with glass tubes containing sand and nematodes.

 Image Number D4691-1

Tubes containing sand and about 2,000 nematodes each are prepared and bagged ready for their trip in space. Some will be removed and frozen during the study at the International Space Station, while others will remain alive and studied upon return to Earth.

Photo by Laura Lucy-Ilan.

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