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Experiments in Space

Producing human tissue in space

Credit: NASA On 6 March at 11:50 PM EST, the International Space Station resupply mission Space X CRS-20 took off from Cape Canaveral (USA). On board: 250 test tubes from the University of Zurich containing adult human stem cells. These…

Space lettuce

Nutritious and safe crops would be a dietary supplement to assist long-distance space missionsCredit: NASA (free to use and distribute) Astronauts in space live on processed, pre-packaged space rations such as fruits, nuts, chocolate,…