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What was the First Vegetable to Sprout in Space?

The very first vegetable to ever sprout in space was the spud. That's right, the lowly potato earned high flying status when Space Shuttle Columbia tested the production of seed potatoes aboard the shuttle in October 1995. If you are interested in learning more about growing potatoes on space missions visit NASA's post Space Spuds to… Continue reading What was the First Vegetable to Sprout in Space?