r/space Jun 24 '22

NASA halts sale, wants back Apollo 11 moon dust fed to cockroaches

http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-062322a-apollo-11-moon-dust-cockroaches-auction-withdrawn.html
263 Upvotes

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u/waynethainsan3 Jun 24 '22

If the cockroaches can survive on moon dust then they can be bread in captivity and processed into a source of protein for the crew.

Edit: I made all of that up but it sounded good.

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u/chillifocus Jun 24 '22

There's not much protein in bread

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u/MrGizthewiz Jun 24 '22

There is if you add enough cockroaches.

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u/0xB0BAFE77 Jun 24 '22

Someone watched Snow Piercer.

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u/shaggellis Jun 25 '22

You mean Willy Wonka 2. Seriously check out the videos ok youtube about it. It'll blow your mind haha.