In August 2015, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui trimmed a few leaves of pink romaine lettuce and passed them to NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren. Every single drizzled a few drops of dressing on to the precious create, then popped it straight into their mouths.
“Which is great, preferences very good,” Lindgren stated.
The Worldwide House Station (ISS) harvest was also scant for a appropriate house salad, specially since 50 percent the crop was despatched back to Earth for scientific analysis, but the munchies marked a milestone in human spaceflight. It was the initially time an orbiting crop was