• A SpaceX Shipment of Wines and Vines Is Returning From Space

    10 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Houston, we have splashdown.
    Researchers spent the last year aging wine and grapevine cuttings in space and now the cargo is on its way back to Earth. The experiment aimed to test how chemicals within the wine would change while orbiting the Earth, as well as whether hundreds of grapevines would be able to survive the unfamiliar clime.
    While the project took place on the International Space Station, it was organized by SpaceX and Space Cargo Unlimited as SpaceX is the only company with the means to send cargo back to earth intact.
    The team sent 320 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vine...
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