NASA to Launch Yeast into Space, Opening the Door for Long-Term Moon Presence

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NASA to send a Yeast to the moon for the presence of survival.

On Monday, the Orion is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Artemis Ist is the first to check the human presence or limits on the moon, according to NASA.

This test also checks how yeast reacts to cosmic radiation.

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Radiation could lead to discoveries in cancer treatment and the protection of astronauts against radiation.

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This mission may go on for 6 weeks and this rocket is away from the earth at a distance of 280,000 miles.

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Artemis Ist launch will be live streamed on NASA's youtube channel on August 29th at 6:30 a.m. ET.