Zinnia Becomes the First Flower Grown in Space

By | January 23rd, 2016|Tags: , |

For the first time, a flower bloomed in space, a Zinnia, to be exact. After successfully growing sunflowers and lettuce, the international space station made another great step with edible flowers. This time, the leaps are larger, considering the Zinnia is much harder to grow, needing special attention and varied amounts of sunlight exposure. The