Mizuna Mustard In Orbit

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Mizuna Mustard

Expedition 60 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA harvests Mizuna Mustard Greens

Expedition 60 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA harvests Mizuna mustard greens for the VEG-04 botany study that is exploring the viability of growing fresh food in space to support astronauts on long-term missions. Station crewmembers pick the salad-type plants after 28 days of growth, stow some samples for analysis and taste test the rest.


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