5th April 2022
Can we grow medicine in space? This post looks at why bone density is a problem for astronauts, and how specialised lettuce might be able to help.
15th September 2021
Does food taste different in space? This post takes a look at the chilli peppers growing on the ISS, and at why spicy food is popular with astronauts.
19th May 2021
In this post, we’re talking about the latest crop on the International Space Station, and about how paintbrushes can help with pollination.
31st March 2021
Let’s take a look at some of the research that’s brought us to this point: the earliest experiments involving plant matter in space.
11th March 2021
Alas, our basil has met an unfortunate fate. Its end has things to teach the AstroPlant project, though, just as its life did.