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NASA: Astronauts Growing Vegetables in Space

This is as interesting as it sounds. NASA scientists have confirmed that astronauts on the International Space Station are ready to sample a crop of ‘Outredgeous’ red romaine lettuce grown in space.

NASA states, “growing vegetables in space shall help mature the technology to provide future pioneers with a sustainable food supplement“. According to the organization, this is a crucial part of their journey to Mars.

Here are some photos that NASA shared on social media:

Artists concept of vegetables growing on Mars. Image Courtesy: NASA
Artists concept of vegetables growing on Mars. Image Courtesy: NASA.

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