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One giant leaf: Lettuces grown on board the International Space Station are even more nutritious than ones from Earth in major breakthrough for deep space missions

Astronauts discovered that lettuces grown on board the International Space Station hold more nutritional value than ones grown on Earth. This is a major breakthrough for future deep space missions according to microbiologists at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida who lead the experiment. The successful cultivation of the edible plant brings the colonisation of Mars a step closer, according to researchers from NASA.  Read more....

 

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