Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have baked the first cookies in space, but they took far longer than on Earth.

The space station's Italian commander, Luca Parmitano, acted as baker, aided by Nasa astronaut Christina Koch, for the chocolate-chip cookie experiment.

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