I love plants. You love plants. The question is: how can we help them thrive in a space environment? Plants are good at taking care of themselves on earth. They have complex biological systems: highly ordered and optimized to draw energy and respond to the environment. How does this change in space? How does a plant go from plentiful sunlight and access to water to microgravity and minimal resources? Let’s find out in the lab.
- Challenges of the Void (Surviving a Space Environment)
- Experimental Design for Spaceflight Plant Biology
- Genetic Expression and Spaceflight