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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.
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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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