International Space Station

A Team Of ISS Astronauts Has Grown The First Space Flower-1

‘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…

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Lockheed Martin presents their take on advanced cargo ships for space

In the first week of March, Lockheed Martin demonstrated the most powerful laser weapon of its kind, named ATHENA. And now, the company has followed it up with their brand new design for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS-2) program. Envisaged as cargo ships of space, the CRS-2 will be used for high priority missions…

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