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Low Earth Orbit
Joined on 23 May, 2013
Snow storms? Rain storms? Dust storms? What’s happening in your area? An astronaut aboard @Space_Station took this stunning photo of storm clouds rising over Andros Island in June of 2020, and beyond the storm you can see a dust plume. Read more:
The Expedition 1 crew remained busy in their first month aboard the @Space_Station: getting crafty in the wardroom, unloading supplies, welcoming STS-97, and benefitting from the station's new outfit of solar arrays...
Radishes grow fast, but maybe not this fast! Check out one month of @Space_Station radish growth in 10 seconds.⏱️
Radishes are used for the Plant Habitat-02 study because they're nutritious, grow quickly and are genetically similar to Arabidopsis, a plant often studied in space.
Today’s @Space_Station radish harvest is complete! ☑️
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins prepped the radishes for their journey back to Earth, where scientists will analyze them. Astronauts will soon grow a second crop of the vegetables for even more science!
🔬What science is happening on @Space_Station?
🌎 What does Earth look like from space?
🍔 Do astronauts play with their food in space?
Tune in to @NASA TV on Dec. 3 at 12:50 pm ET as @AstroVicGlover answers these Smithsonian @STEMin30 student questions!
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