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Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s a space rose

A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. But what if it's grown in space? Image: NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center

Still looking for an extra special Valentine’s gift for tomorrow? Here’s something truly out-of-this-world… Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the Overnight Scentsation. This miniature rose was grown in space, on NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery Flight STS-95, in an ASTROCULTURETM commercial plant growth chamber. Scientists wanted to see whether a rose grown in space really [...]

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