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I wonder if the hypothesis being tested is: "If normal zucchini flower is considered a delicacy, then will space-zucchini flower will make me rich beyond my wildest dreams?"
 
A lighter side to research in free fall ... lol.
 
Don you are a true poet to give voice to this pioneering Zuke! But ya know, growing zucchini in space, well it just seems to me this could present a vexing problem. Remember "The Trouble With Tribbles"?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Trouble_With_Tribbles
What do you do on August 8th, the day we earthbound gardeners traditionally abandon our excess green children? Yes, I am talking about "National Sneak Some Zucchini on Your Neighbor’s Porch Day".
http://www.wellcat.com/august/sneak_some_zucchini_onto_your_ne.htm
I wonder if +Elon Musk likes Zucchini? <GRIN>
 
+Bruce Goren I don't know what +Don Pettit will do on August 8, 2012, but it is certain that by that date he will not be in space any more. As of today, the return of him, Oleg Kononenko, and André Kuipers is scheduled for July 1, 2012. Before that date the current commander Dan Burbank and the cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin will return in their Soyuz on April 27, 2012.