Potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space

By Simple Happy Kitchen news team |
September 23, 2017

Potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space. Is potato a vegetable? Yes, potato is technically and botanically a vegetable, and now it's also an astro-vegetable!
NASA and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, created the technology with the goal of feeding astronauts on long space voyages, and eventually, feeding future space colonies. If you don't like potatoes, don't visit space!

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