Astrobotany Image: Jim Voss With Onions
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by Emma Doughty
1w ago
In 2001, NASA astronaut Jim Voss posed for a photo on the International Space Station, holding two sprouting onions ..read more
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Is Insect Waste the Key to Growing Plants on Mars?
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by Emma Doughty
1w ago
A Texas A&M aerospace engineering student is using black soldier flies to grow pea plants in simulated Martian soil ..read more
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Plant Telomeres in Space with Borja Barbero Barcenilla (GotG59)
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by Emma Doughty
1w ago
Emma the Space Gardener talks with Borja Barbero Barcenilla about his ground-breaking work investigating what happens to plant telomeres in space ..read more
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Astrobotany Image: Space Cherry Blossom
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by Emma Doughty
1w ago
Cherry seeds that flew in space later blossomed in Japan ..read more
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Fish and chips on Mars: our research shows how colonists could produce their own food
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by guest
1w ago
Researchers have been testing whether astronauts on Mars could grow their own fish and vegetables in an aquaponic system ..read more
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Astrobotany Image: Thomas Pesquet with tomato seeds
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by Emma Doughty
1w ago
1.2 million tomato seeds launched to the ISS on 19 February 2017 for students to investigate how the space environment affects tomato seed germination and growth ..read more
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Astrobotany Image: Dutch Seeds in Space
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by Emma Doughty
1M ago
In 2004, over 70,000 Dutch children participated in the Seeds in Space experiment ..read more
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Astrobotany Image: Space Potatoes
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by Emma Doughty
2M ago
In 1995, NASA grew tiny potato tubers on Space Shuttle Columbia ..read more
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Space-Baked Cookie Finds a New Home at the National Air and Space Museum
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by Emma Doughty
2M ago
The first cookie baked in space has found a home in the National Air & Space Museum ..read more
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Four myths about vertical farming debunked by an expert
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2M ago
Vertical farming won't feed everyone, but its technologies could help us transition to more regenerative and nature-based farming practices ..read more
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