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Researchers Grow Veggies in Space
Researchers Grow Veggies in Space
Experiments to cultivate greens on the International Space Station and in simulated Martian environments pave the way for feeding crews during deep space missions.
Researchers Grow Veggies in Space
Researchers Grow Veggies in Space

Experiments to cultivate greens on the International Space Station and in simulated Martian environments pave the way for feeding crews during deep space missions.

Experiments to cultivate greens on the International Space Station and in simulated Martian environments pave the way for feeding crews during deep space missions.

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Basic Science in Orbit
Basic Science in Orbit
Abby Olena | Aug 17, 2017
Studying biology in space sheds light on future space missions and life on Earth.
Polar Algae Survive More Than a Year in Space
Polar Algae Survive More Than a Year in Space
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 13, 2017
Two samples of Sphaerocystis that spent 530 days growing on a panel outside of the International Space Station have returned to Earth largely unscathed.
Astronaut Twin Study Reveals How Space Impacts the Body
Astronaut Twin Study Reveals How Space Impacts the Body
Diana Kwon | Feb 6, 2017
Preliminary results suggest a major shift in one astronaut’s microbiome.
Bacteria Show Signs of Starvation in Space
Bacteria Show Signs of Starvation in Space
Mallory Locklear | Nov 18, 2016
E. coli cultured on the International Space Station show increased expression of genes related to starvation and acid-resistance responses, researchers report.
Thin-skinned Space Mice
Thin-skinned Space Mice
Amanda B. Keener | May 28, 2015
Data from three mice suggest months in space can alter the thickness and gene expression pattern of the skin.