NASA Clarity On Coronavirus Entering The Space

Wed Apr 01 2020 20:26:57 GMT+0530 (IST)

The deadly Corona virus originated from the Wuhan province of China has spread to more than 200 countries across the globe leaving more than 8.52 lakh people infected with the dreaded virus.



Following this, rumors have been circulated in the social media that the novel corona virus which was later dubbed as COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation(WHO) will be entering the ISS of outer space.
 
Now the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has stepped in and rubbished all these false rumors and added that the novel virus cannot enter the outer space and before sending the Astronauts into space they will be kept in quarantine.
 
With the COVID-19 outbreak, NASA along with its international partners are mandating a two week quarantine before its astronauts leave for the space. It is essential for the spacefarers that they do not incubate any illness after they enter the organisation's orbiting lab