01 Jun '18, 10am

Final Fruit-ier: Thailand sends durian into space

Final Fruit-ier: Thailand sends durian into space

It's one small step for Thailand, one giant leap for Southeast Asia's smelliest fruit. Thailand plans to shoot durian into orbit to test its durability in a project that could see the staple "king of fruits" consumed in zero-gravity conditions. "In the future we want astronauts to be able to eat Thai food," said a spokesperson for Thailand's Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Gistda). "We want to see whether there are any physical changes after it returns to earth, for example, it might get smaller, or cracked." The sticky snack is eaten across the region and is both famous for its popularity and infamous for its pungent smell, prompting bans on durians in hotel rooms, elevators and aeroplane cabins. The fruit's reputation raises questions about how it will be received inside such close confines as a spaceship. But the test, carried out with an organi...

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