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Green Thumb On Orbit

I was inspired by Scott Kelly's ability to revive the Zinnias on the ISS, so I put together a concept patch to commemorate it. While it has been made known that this isn't the first flower in space, it may be the first non-food flower? I was thinking of expanding the name list on the patch to include other astronauts who have grown flowers in space: 

  • Viktor Patsayev and Vladislav Volkov (Salyut 1): Flax
  • Valentin Lebedev (Salyut 7): Arabidopsis thaliana
  • STS-51: Arabidopsis thaliana
  • Leonid Kadeniuk (STS-87): Brassica Rapa
  • Don Pettit (ISS-30/31): Zuchini and Sunflower