04 Jun '18, 5am

Intergalactic durian? Thailand intends to rocket the "king of fruits" into space next month

Intergalactic durian? Thailand intends to rocket the "king of fruits" into space next month

122 Social Buzz KNOWN as Asia’s “king of fruits” and the only food to be widely banned in the region’s hotels and aeroplanes, durian will now undertake another world first. Thailand intends to send durian into orbit to test its durability as pat of a project to produce Thai food that is suitable for consumption in zero-gravity conditions. Liftoff is scheduled for July. “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 durian will be vacuum-sealed and rocketed into space for five minutes. Different kinds of Thai rice will also make the daring journey. This handout picture taken on May 24, 2018 and released by Geo-Informatics and S...

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