Edible space flower boosts prospects for mission to Mars - The Times (subscription)

Scott Kelly will not be scooping any awards at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Most of his garden is dead; there is only one variety of plant and it has only one flower. In his defence this flower is 250 miles above the Earth, where there is no ...

PBS explores NASA, Hawking, 'Hamilton' - Orlando Sentinel

Astronaut Scott Kelly will headline "A Year in Space," a two-part series from PBS. The program is being adapted from Time's digital video series about Kelly, who is logging 12 months aboard the International Space Station. The first part will air March ...

A Delicious Flower Was Just Grown In Space - The Frisky

In what is simultaneously one of the more whimsical and delicious pieces of news today, astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully grown their very first flower. It is orange and sunny and edible and blooming with the vitality ...

Check Out These Pictures of the First Flower Grown in Space - The Mary Sue

This weekend, the astronauts up on the International Space Station reached a major milestone: they grew the first flower in space. More specifically, they grew a firey zinnia bloom. It's beautiful, really, and the firey orange really contrasts pretty ...

The First Flower Born in Space and Zero Gravity is Here - Island Crisis News

The first flower to bloom in space was photographed on the International Space Station (ISS). Astronaut Scott Kelly from the US shared the picture of the zinnia plant on his Twitter account. flower in space. “First ever flower grown in space makes its ...

Amazing : First Flower grown in Space - Telugumirchi.com

The first flower has finally bloomed in outer space. The First Flower Grown in Space is an Edible Orange Zinnia, which is grown in space aboard the International Space Station on January 15, 2016. On Saturday, Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly has tweeted a ...

NASA Astronauts Grow Flowers On The ISS Paving Way To Grow Food In Space - The Inquisitr

The ability to grow vegetables for food in space is imperative to enable man to travel further and with the successful growth of zinnia flowers, tomatoes are now definitely an option. Early in 2015, the astronauts aboard the ISS successfully grew red ...

Zinnia is first flower grown in space - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The first flower has finally bloomed in outer space. Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly has tweeted a photo of the first ever flower grown in space on Saturday. "Yes, there are other life forms in space!" Kelly tweeted with a photo of an orange ...

Beautiful Edible Orange Zinnia - First Zinnia But Not First Flower In Space - And Astronaut Choices - Science 2.0

Actually though most of the stories say it is the first flower to bloom in space, and Scott Kelly tweeted it as such, it turns out that there have been several flowers grown in space before, most recently in 2012, but the first such was way back in ...

NASA shares a photo of the first blooming zinnia in space - Greenhouse Management

A brightly colored flower is the first zinnia to bloom in the International Space Station. The zinnias were chosen by NASA not for their beauty, but to “help scientists understand how plants flower and grow in microgravity.” ISS astronauts made ...

NASA's Next-Gen ISS Ship Is a Decades-Old Soviet Project - Popular Mechanics

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser is a nearly 50-year-old Soviet space plane that never flew. Most Popular. Sierra Nevada Corporation / Wikimedia Commons. By John Wenz. Jan 19, 2016. Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser will fly again, as was recently ...

NASA Partners with Freelancer.com to Design Free-flying Robot on the Space Station - Space Ref (press release)

Have you got what it takes to help NASA design a free-flying robot for the International Space Station? NASA's Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI), through the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL), partners with Freelancer.com to design ...

SpaceX: Can Elon Musk Win the Second Space Race? - Profit Confidential

Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, and Elon Musk's SpaceX will serve supply missions to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2019 until 2024 as part of NASA's “Commercial Resupply Services 2” (CRS-2). As part of the CRS-2 program, the suppliers will ...

NASA Is Hiring, But Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Astronaut? - Huffington Post

Having perfect vision and the right degree isn't nearly enough to make the cut. By David Freeman. NASA. Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson aboard the International Space Station in 2010. 780. For anyone who dreams of becoming an astronaut and blasting off ...

Nasa astronaut tweets photo of first flower blossomed at IIS - Hindustan Times

A photo taken from Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly's Twitter handle shows the bright orange zinnia that has blossomed aboard the International Space Station.(Twitter). A bright orange zinnia has blossomed aboard the International Space Station (IIS ...

First flower blooms on international space station - The Times of Israel

WASHINGTON — A bright orange zinnia has blossomed aboard the International Space Station, marking a first in space. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign up! “First flower even grown in space makes ...

Astronauts grow first ever flower in space - Geek

NASA has been working on improving its green thumb in preparation for a future trip to the Red Planet recently. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been experimenting with lettuce for several months (and even ate some of it), but ...

NASA astronauts just made flowers bloom in space – but they're not actually the first - Washington Post

NASA is celebrating a space plant victory: Over the weekend, astronaut Scott Kelly showed off zinnia flowers he'd grown and coaxed back to health on board the International Space Station. But despite what some headlines are reporting, these aren't ...

Timeline On Growth Of Zinnia Flowers Aboard The ISS - I4U News

In their bid to understand how plants can be grown in microgravity in space, NASA scientists aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully grown zinnia flowers, but not without some challenges which are worthy of note. Don't Miss ...

New Nasa Cargo Craft Based on 50-Year-Old Russian Space Shuttle Design - NDTV

In what can be termed as an ironic twist of history, US-based Sierra Nevada Corporation's Nasa-contracted Dream Chaser cargo spacecraft has a design rooted in the Soviet Union's space "shuttle" of nearly 50 years back. Dream Chaser, being developed for ...