American astronaut Megan MacArthur said on her Twitter that pepper was grown on board the International Space Station for the first time.
“The Plant Habitat-04 experiment started today! We are growing pepper for the first time in space – a difficult task due to the long germination and growth cycles. But it is a great source of vitamin C and a seasoning!” – she wrote on Twitter.
At the same time, MacArthur did not explain what kind of pepper is grown on the ISS.
The Plant Habitat-04 experiment started today! We are growing peppers?in space for the first time – a challenge due to long germination and growth cycles. But a great source of Vitamin C and flavor! Can you tell I’m excited? Can you guess what kind of peppers (hint: see photo)? pic.twitter.com/XoaCOtMtxh
— Megan McArthur (@Astro_Megan) July 12, 2021
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