In 1998, Black astronaut Guion S. Bluford Jr. took part in the Spacelab D1 mission, which included experiments on plant roots in microgravity.
In 1998, Black astronaut Michael P. Anderson became a space gardener, tending to botanical experiments on shuttle mission STS-89.
In the latest edition of The Microgreens Show, Dr Christina Johnson from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center explains more about why NASA is investigating microgreens for space crops.
Let’s take a trip in our time machine, back to 2007 and the Martian garden that won Best in Show at RHS Chelsea.
Scientists from Royal Holloway have just published new research based on the RHS Rocket Science experiment.
It’s Day 19 of the Great British Blast Off, and crew is finding it hard to adjust to life in the isolation of space.