Space Fungus: A Menace to Orbital Habitats

Now that the Zvezda service module has docked and the International Space Station will soon be habitable, a growing number of cosmonauts and astronauts could soon face a new threat: space fungus. During a recent mission, Mir crewmembers noticed that the view from the station’s porthole was deteriorating due to an unknown film that was spreading like horror movie scum.