Fruits of his labour

Simple everyday tasks take a little more effort without the help of gravity. Here, Nasa astronaut Kjell Lindgren makes a game out of it as he corrals the supply of fresh fruit that arrived on Tuesday on the Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle. Visiting
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Simple everyday tasks take a little more effort without the help of gravity. Here, Nasa astronaut Kjell Lindgren makes a game out of it as he corrals the supply of fresh fruit that arrived on Tuesday on the Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle. Visiting cargo ships often carry a small cache of fresh food for crew members aboard the International Space Station.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 29, 2015, with the headline 'Fruits of his labour'. Print Edition | Subscribe