The International Space Station might be better than your neighborhood Whole Foods. There is fancy Italian espresso, fine Japanese whiskeys, and now, fresh lettuces. NASA is currently testing hardware — codenamed, well, VEGGIE — in which plants take root in planting pillows that provide them with nutrients while an LED light fills in for sunshine. Soon that Chop't salad might have greens sourced from space.
Video: Space Farm-to-Table: Astronauts Get First Taste of Food Grown in Space