Company SpaceX sent to the International space station “mighty” mouse. It is reported by CNN.
The vehicle with the Dragon capsule will deliver to the space station more than two tons of cargo. In addition, the Board will be genetically modified mouse.
In the American press of such rodents is often called the “mighty.” Unusual passenger will depart from the spaceport in Florida and will arrive at the ISS on Sunday, December 8. It is reported that a mouse raised in the lab in Maine. She added a set of genes that can accelerate muscle growth.
The animal study should help scientists to understand the process of loss of muscle and bone tissues.