The First Spider To Live In Space And Return To Earth Is Retiring At The Museum Of Natural History In D.C. : News Photo

The First Spider To Live In Space And Return To Earth Is Retiring At The Museum Of Natural History In D.C.

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 29: Jonathan Coddington, associate director, National Museum of Natural History, shows off Nefertiti, a female Johnson Jumping Spider, to a group of school-aged kids at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History on November 29, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Nefertiti, the Johnson jumping spider, has found a new home at the Insect Zoo in the Museum of Natural History, after a 100 day voyage in space as a resident aboard the International Space Station. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 29: Jonathan Coddington, associate director, National Museum of Natural History, shows off Nefertiti, a female Johnson Jumping Spider, to a group of school-aged kids at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History on November 29, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Nefertiti, the Johnson jumping spider, has found a new home at the Insect Zoo in the Museum of Natural History, after a 100 day voyage in space as a resident aboard the International Space Station. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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