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"The trip: Space Shuttle STS-115, September 2006.
The reason: Scientists wanted to see how space travel affects germs, so they took some along — carefully wrapped — for the ride.
The result: Mice fed the space germs were three times more likely to get sick and died quicker than others fed identical germs that had remained behind on Earth. "