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Preparation of the "Blob Box"

In preparation for its departure to the International Space Station, the blob is sterilised and glued in a hermetically sealed box called the "Blob Box". Four blobs will join Thomas Pesquet's (ESA) "Alpha" mission in August 2021.
On board, the French astronaut will carry out various experiments, also carried out on Earth by thousands of students thanks to Cnes and CNRS.

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