Chiba group touts pumpkins grown from space seeds

National Oct 29, 2014

Chiba group touts pumpkins grown from space seeds

A citizens' group in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, is working on making pumpkins grown from seeds taken to space into a local specialty. The city, which came up with the idea, asked Japanese astronaut Naoko Yamazaki, a Matsudo native, for cooperation. In 2010, Yamazaki took 230 ...