Kiev The Russian cosmonauts proceeded their personal doing the job seven days on Monday by removing the replacement windows of a given worldwide Space Station (ISS), hanging 250 airline miles (400 kilometer) apart from the Earth’s carpet surface.
NASA astronauts on board Expedition 44 ate vegetables that were grown in space for the first time. Plants are grown in expandable units that use red, green and blue LEDs to mimic sunlight and grow plants.
“What we get from building a space station, the economic return, the science return is very, very important to our nation, to our economy”, he said.
The astronauts who tried the lettuce – Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren, and Kimiya Yui – opted to add some olive oil and balsamic vinegar to the leaves before officially chowing down.
Kelly took the photo on August 15 and NASA released it as an Image of the Day on Tuesday.
But while the most recent harvest is the first to be eaten, they’re not the first to be successfully grown.
The global Space Station is actually set up to receive incoming radio transmissions, and some of the crew members aboard the vessel enjoy making spontaneous outbound calls while floating in space according to the ISS radio contact webpage, “Some ISS crew members make random, unscheduled, amateur radio voice contacts with earth-bound radio amateurs often called “Hams”. Taking selfies in a place that not many have gone before…like the outer space!
‘We’re eager to work with Nasa to show how B330s can support historic human spaceflight missions to the Moon and other destinations in cislunar space while still staying within the bounds of the Agency’s existing budget, ‘ said Bigelow Aerospace’s President and founder, Robert Bigelow.