NASA astronaut Joe Acaba inspects the Veggie hardware for the VEG-03 investigation. In the fall of 2017, International Space Station crew members will grow three different types of lettuce in orbit in order to learn more about methods for successfully growing fresh food in space.
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NASA’s ISS Research Summary: Week of September 25, 2017
This fall, crew members on the International Space Station will grow three different types of lettuce in orbit. Take a closer look at this plant biology research and other science recently conducted on the space station.