When it comes to space and the universe, technology has recently been taking breathtaking leaps and bounds. It isn’t just the photographs of Pluto, but also the findings of possible life forms outside of Earth. The very possibility of life forms being able to thrive in several parts of the universe is surely exciting.
As of now, astronauts have gone a step further and even grown a little bit of produce and had a decent meal. The international space station grew some red romaine lettuce in an orbiting lab with no soil at all.
The astronauts, Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, recently ate the veggies that they grew in outer space. With developments like this, produce from Mexico seem like they come from very close by.
Scott Kelly even posted a video of him and his colleagues sharing a meal saying,
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) August 10, 2015
This sensational incident is getting more opular by the minute, considering that the vegetables were grown without soil and sunlight. Hopefully, this will lead to new discoveries that will benefit mankind.