Space harvest complete! 👩🌾👩🚀
Astronauts on the @Space_Station have collected the first ever radishes grown in space. The vegetables will be safely stored and sent back to Earth for study.
Yum yum: https://t.co/lfwFWw1zso pic.twitter.com/YP18MRr5QQ— NASA 360 (@NASA360) December 3, 2020
Radishes grow fast, but maybe not this fast! Check out one month of @Space_Station radish growth in 10 seconds.⏱️— ISS Research (@ISS_Research) December 1, 2020
Radishes are used for the Plant Habitat-02 study because they're nutritious, grow quickly and are genetically similar to Arabidopsis, a plant often studied in space. pic.twitter.com/f3c8urlCei