The ability for astronauts to grow and harvest their own food is huge, both for the future of space exploration and for astronauts’ individual diets. But if nobody likes the food, they’ll have to go back to the drawing board.
Astronauts Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren, and Kimiya Yui looked on the fruit of their labor—a patch of space-grown red romaine lettuce—and toasted to a new, edible future.
Now that they’ve figured out space-vegetable growth, the next step is a lot easier: space-vegetable seasoning.
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