2016-01-19 (Tuesday)

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First flower grown in space. Photo taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly

Today, I learned that:

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G N-E-W-S

According to fresh information from NASA, the astronauts on the International Space Station have successfully grown a flower, zinnia, in zero gravity. This is an amazing feat, makes me think about the movie ‘The Martian’ where Matt Damon managed to grow potatoes on Mars.

… That’s what I learned in school!

Refs.:

1: Astronauts grow their first flower in space

2: How Mold on Space Station Flowers is Helping Us to Get to Mars

+: What did you learn in school today ?

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