Would you eat space lettuce?

Astronauts on the International Space Station take their first bites of space-grown produce

Being in outer space is no longer an excuse to not eat your vegetables!

Astronauts are now dining on the first lettuce crop from the plant growth system, known as Veg-01 that was sent to the International Space Station in April.

Being able to grow fresh food in space is an important step in the goal of long-distance space travel, including NASA’s mission to Mars.

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