After months of being lost in space, a tomato that was one of the first ever grown off Earth has finally been found. The missing tomato, harvested by astronaut Frank Rubio earlier this year, had become a source of amusement and speculation on the International Space Station (ISS).
In May 2023, Rubio and his fellow astronauts made history by successfully growing tomatoes in a special plant habitat aboard the ISS. This marked a significant milestone in space agriculture, offering hope for future missions and the possibility of sustainable food production in space.
However, months later, the missing tomato became a. . .