NASA VEGGIE; Credit: NASA

VEGGIE is NASA’s vegetable plant product system currently deployed on the ISS.  It was produced by the Madison, WI based Sierra Nevada subsidiary ORBITEC.  The VEGGIE system was activated May of 2014 and contains a series of LED lights optimized for plant growth.  The goal of the system is to promote spaceflight plant biology research and production of various crops.  In August of 2015, astronauts produced red romain lettuce for consumption.

Astrobotanist Lead: Dr. Gioia Massa (NASA)

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