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German Space Agency Chimes In on Alleged Discovery of Sea Plankton on ISS

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 11.19.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Last month Russian scientists said they discovered sea plankton on the International Space Station that might be alive and thriving. NASA shed doubt on the discovery, and little has been said since. However, the German Aerospace Center recently responded to questions on the issue, confirming the discovery of "bacterial DNA" but casting doubt on other aspects of the Russian report.

Falling Satellite Enters Earth's Atmosphere

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 12.22.2011 | Technology

BERLIN — A defunct German research satellite crashed into the Earth somewhere in Southeast Asia on Sunday, a U.S. scientist said – but no ...

Fragments Of Falling Minivan-Sized Satellite May Crash Into Earth At 280 MPH

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

BERLIN -- German scientists say they expect pieces of a defunct satellite hurtling toward the atmosphere to hit Earth this weekend. Andreas Schuetz, ...