Memorial Spaceflights
r@inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage

How long will the DNA stored in space last? Will it degrade?

It might, however long term exposure to the space environment does not seem to destroy DNA.  DNA has survived spaceflights that have flown to space and returned to Earth. Scientists have confirmed that DNA is durable enough to survive the conditions of space and even withstand the extreme heat and pressures of entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

× Close