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Overview: Ants in Space

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Get up to speed on Ants in Space! This brief overview video explains the basics of the experiment, and it includes commentary from scientists and NASA astronaut, Mike Hopkins. Learn what they hope to discover about ant behavior in microgravity, and why it's important.

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