Plants on Planets

In Israel, we celebrate the Jewish Holiday of Tu B’Shvat: A Birthday Celebration for the Trees.
For this occasion, we have gathered some fascinating information about Plants Growth in Space for you.

What happens to plants in no gravity conditions in space? Can plants adapt to new climatic environment? Plant growth in space could be a source of food for astronauts during long term space missions, and even indicate on the potential for life on other planets. For these reasons and others, this field in research became popular in recent years. Here are some fascinating examples:

  • Plant growth strategies are remodeled by spaceflight Read More
  • Plants successfully grown in space without Earth’s gravity Read More
  • Plants Growth in Space: Video by ESA Click to Watch
  • Astronauts growing plants in space. (Video courtesy of NASA) Click to Watch

plants on planets

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