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MOULD AND BACTERIA AFFECTS MIR SPACE STATION
ROME, A mould invasion proliferating fungi and bacteria is affecting russian space station Mir. The vapour of cosmonauts breathing, their sweat and perspiration accumulates in the months contaminating the environment. The moulds spread over the walls inside the space station, they also may change under the effect of radiations threatening the immune system of the astronauts.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency