(Submitted October 24, 1997)
This is the best site I could find to ask this question
from my first grade class. We are studying
bats (the mammals) and the students would like to
know if a bat has ever been in space. If so, what happened?
As far as we can tell, bats have never been in space. Oddly enough,
Shuttle astronauts were asked the same question and Susan Still's reply
implies that there have never been any bats on
a Space Shuttle.
Sandy Antunes and Koji Mukai
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