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.
This week, Gardeners Off World is in isolation, but that’s nothing new! Plus, plants grow better in puddles and how to avoid pyjama ennui.
Dr Wieger Wamelink and his team have shown that plants can grow, flower and fruit on simulated Moon and Mars soils.
In Gardeners off World this week, learn about a planned space greenhouse, Martian beans, a new space station and liftoff for space cannabis.
In 2013, ecologist and exobiologist Dr Wieger Wamelink started investigating whether we can grow plants in extraterrestrial soils.