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Flowers in Outer Space

Britain is often described as a nation of gardeners and the ‘In Bloom’ campaign seeks to galvanise and organise this tendency. So it seems fitting that a Brit has been the first person to nurture  a plant into bloom in outer space.

The Daily Telegraph explains in Micro-gravity gardening: first flower blooms in space

 

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A Zinnia flowering on the International Space Station, with a backdrop of planet Earth!