The Many Benefits Of Space Gardening
Astronauts aboard the ISS are set to taste-test the first lettuce grown in microgravity, as part of an experiment with long-term space agriculture.By Evan Thomas | August 8, 2015
Astronauts are set to sample fresh vegetables grown in microgravity on the International Space Station for the first time.
Their lettuce crops are ready for harvesting. They’ll eat half and freeze the other half for study back on earth. And yes, it’s red.
NASA has found red and blue LEDs are the most power-efficient lights and give plants all the wavelengths they need to grow.