Pantoea eucrina

Pantoea eucrina

Where we found it: On the Mercury Orbiter at the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space

Why it's awesome: Because Project MERCCURI is sending a sample from Project Mercury!

Fun fact: Most members of the Pantoea genus are plant pathogens

Regular Season Stats

Growth Days

Time to saturation: 63 hrs

Time to exponential growth: 12 hrs

Growth density: 59%

Description: Gram negative, non spore-forming, rod shaped, motile, faculative anaerobe

Originally isolated from: Human trachea (1971)