mizuna lettuce

Mizuna lettuce has been grown on the International Space Station. This Japanese lettuce was involved in an experiment with water uptake and fertilizer.  You can read about it here:

Mizuna lettuce grown in space

Associated Literature

Genome-wide expression analysis of reactive oxygen species gene network in Mizuna plants grown in long-term spaceflight

head on back to the garden

astrobotany mizuna lettuce iss
credit: NASA; mizuna lettuce being grown on the ISS