International Space Station


‘First’ space flower, an edible orange zinnia, grown by astronauts aboard the International Space Station

This bright orange flower right here is the first flower to ever bloom in space. While researchers in the past have grown salad greens, like lettuce, in microgravity, this new achievement marks the first successful attempt to grow flowering plants in space. Conducted by astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station, the experiment is part…