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Mission One, day 65.
Today's menu - more space slop.
Ground control to Mission One, requesting update
on Operation Space Grub, please.
Oh, Colin, it's a disaster. Growing veggies in space isn't as easy
as I thought.
Oh, crumpets! That doesn't look good!
Hello, my little space cadets!
Still enjoying the food, are we?
Is that a box of chocolates?!
Oh, where are my manners?
Would you like one?
Oh, I'd love one!
Chocolate, sweet, sweet, flavoursome chocolate.
Positions, you lot! We're live in space in ten, nine, eight...
Colin, the floor manager!
Welcome to Brain Freeze in space!
Three, two, one, it's time for...
Today, we're asking....
All plants with green leaves need
three basic things to grow -
water, carbon dioxide and sunlight.
These elements are combined in a process called photosynthesis,
to create glucose - a type of sugar which the plant uses for food.
This process also produces one of the most important gases
for us humans, oxygen.
That's the stuff we need to breathe. See? I'm a scientist too. Hee-hee!
Back after the break.
And we're clear!
OK, Mr Greenfingers, can you go through all that just one more time?
-OK. So you've got water...
-Don't forget the sunray simulation unit, Professor.
-Ha-ha, I know that, I was just testing you, Dr Knowles.
Another chocolate, anyone? Let me see what's under here.
You can't open the second layer before finishing the first!
It's the rule! It's the only rule!
We're back in five, four, three...
So, tell us, Dr Knowles, could pineapples grow on the moon?
Early experiments have shown that
lunar soil could support plant life.
So, in theory, yes.
But this could only happen in a
scientifically controlled environment.
However, it's possible that plants grown on other worlds
may not even be green, depending on what kind of star they orbit.
What? Black pineapples? Blue carrots?
Next, it'll be gigantic turnips and flying asparagus
and mutant space spuds that fire laser beams, and...
Steady on there, Professor!
Scientists still have a lot of research to do before you go
planning your crazy space picnic.
It'd make you appreciate planet Earth, all the same.
Full of mountains and trees and rivers...
And chocolate and strawberries and popcorn.
See you next time!
And we're clear!
McCork, look, we did it!
One small leek for man, one giant meal for mankind!
Let's tell Colin!
SHE GASPS What? Not you as well, Colin?!
Um, it's not what it looks like...
Delicious, tasty research!
Looks like we're stuck with squeezy cheesy turnip, again, McCork.
I actually kind of like it.