Weekly Dose of Woah #20 [April 17, 2019]

first flower grown in space

This week’s dose of woah is quite literally out of this world, even if the cover image isn’t the spectacle you’re used to from us!

What at first seems to be just an average Zinnia growing in a makeshift indoor home garden…

…is actually true.

If the International Space Station counts as a “home garden”.

That’s right, the flower is growing in orbit around the Earth! Some may call it the “first flower grown in space”, but technically all flowers have been grown in space. This is just the non-terrestrial flower.

Whatever you call it, it makes for quite the view:

first flower grown in space

Learn more about the garden growing in space here.

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About Nicco Reggente, PhD 126 Articles
Nicco is the co-founder and CEO of WoahStork and Strain Genie-- two companies dedicated to bringing to life his passion of bringing personalized medicine to the cannabis industry. Nicco received his PhD from UCLA in cognitive neuroscience with a focus on machine learning applied to neuroimaging datasets. He previously received two B.As from NYU in Psychology and Philosophy.

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