Flowers Can Bloom In Outer Space, Too
The quest to grow produce in outer space continues. No word on if astronaut Scott Kelly plans to take a bite out of this flower.By Katie Link | January 18, 2016
If you just saw a picture of this orange zinnia you might not believe it was grown in outer space. But thanks to some very special TLC from a couple of astronauts, this mission was accomplished.
NASA created the Veggie Plant Growth System on the International Space Station in 2014. The goal was to enable crew members to grow and eat their own fresh vegetables.