Who’s going to eat the first alien vegetable?

growing plants in space

The crew of the International Space Station recently took delivery of a case of wine. A full dozen bottles of delicious red wine traveled from Earth, through the atmosphere, and ended up at the orbiting laboratory where six scientists have to let it sit for a year before sending it back. They can’t drink it, which is a bummer, but the experiment aims to reveal how space radiation and low gravity might change the makeup and flavor of the wine.

It got me thinking: Who is going to be the first human to eat a vegetable grown on the surface of another world?

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