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Space Station Live: How Does Your Garden Grow in Space?

NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center speaks with Gioia Massa, project scientist for Veggie, a facility astronauts are using on the International Space Station to learn about how to grow lettuce and other vegetables in space, an ability which will be important in providing food for astronauts on future deep space exploration missions which cannot be resupplied from Earth.