Science and Exploration

Growing Plants In Space

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
November 28, 2018
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Growing Plants In Space
Growing Plants In Space

Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor checks on plants being grown for botany research aboard the International Space Station.
NASA is exploring ways to keep astronauts self-sufficient as humans learn to live longer and farther out into space and beyond low-Earth orbit.

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