Space Station Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Lettuce

Credit: NASA
A recent experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has planted seeds that could prove vital to sustaining the lives of astronauts on missions to Mars and other deep-space destinations. On Aug. 10, inside the Columbus lab module, U.S. astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, joined by...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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