According to Inverse, scientists believe this possibility after an Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in April 2019.
Unfortunately, things did not go well, according to plan and the spacecraft ended up crash landing on the lunar surface along with its unusual cargo, including a copy of the entire English-language Wikipedia, a disk containing 30 million pages of details about the Earth, and thousands of the tiny dehydrated water bears.
Dehydrating life forms brought to space is not uncommon.
It's a process that helps slow down an organism's metabolism and will help suspend them in a near-life state, then once they reach their destination in space, they would be rehydrated by something or someone, bringing them back to life.
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