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From the Diary of a Space Zucchini: Preparing for Departure

June 29, 2012

The crew is busy with their departure preparations. They are flying back and forth with bags of gear. Gardener tried on a special suit made out of tight fitting fabric.

It keeps his roots and stalks from expanding when he returns to Earth’s gravity. He said things will feel real heavy for awhile.