A version of this article appears in the July 7 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. International Space Station crewmates are looking forward to a little more fresh food with their processed nutrition, thanks to a new plant-growth chamber delivered by the most recent SpaceX Dragon to reach the orbiting outpost. Developed by Orbitec in Madison, Wisconsin, the “Veggie” unit is a very small farm—11.5 X 14.5 in.—that will allow the crew to grow red romaine ...


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