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Kennedy Harvests Radish Crop as Part of PH-02 Experiment

On Dec 16, 2020
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Earlier this week, teams at Kennedy Space Center harvested radishes from the Advanced Plant Habitat ground unit as part of the Plant Habitat-02 experiment 🌱 This crop was similar to a crop of radishes recently grown & harvested aboard the @Space_Station: https://t.co/YZZLbhdWPy https://t.co/7aJ4ibtgKz
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A team of researchers and engineers harvested radishes from the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) ground unit as part of the Plant Habitat-02 experiment, or PH-02, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 14, 2020. This crop was a ground control for a similar crop of radishes grown ...

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On Dec 16, 2020
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Earlier this week, teams at Kennedy Space Center harvested radishes from the Advanced Plant Habitat ground unit as part of the Plant Habitat-02 experiment 🌱 This crop was similar to a crop of radishes recently grown & harvested aboard the @Space_Station: https://t.co/YZZLbhdWPy https://t.co/7aJ4ibtgKz
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Kennedy Harvests Radish Crop as Part of PH-02 Experiment

Kennedy Harvests Radish Crop as Part of PH-02 Experiment

A team of researchers and engineers harvested radishes from the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) ground unit as part of the Plant Habitat-02 experiment, or PH-02, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center ...

The Shape of Watering Plants in Space

The Shape of Watering Plants in Space

In the current method of growing plants in space in the station’s Veggie growth chamber, astronauts water plants with a syringe, pushing it into containers called plant pillows, which hold ...

Astronauts Harvest First Radish Crop on International Space Station

Astronauts Harvest First Radish Crop on International Space Station

On Nov. 30, 2020, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins harvested radish plants growing in the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) aboard the International Space Station. "Radishes are a different kind of ...

Space lettuce

Space lettuce

Nutritious and safe crops would be a dietary supplement to assist remote space missions: Frontiers in Plant Science

Preparing Plants For Space

Preparing Plants For Space

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Space Station Garden Shines Light on Earth-Based Horticulture

Space Station Garden Shines Light on Earth-Based Horticulture

The trick is to find the recipe that balances both yield and nutrients.” The space station crew members currently use three growth chambers for gardening: two simple Vegetable Production ...

Space station receives second of back-to-back cargo deliveries

Space station receives second of back-to-back cargo deliveries

Wrapping up a two-day chase since launching from Virginia’s Eastern Shore, a commercial Cygnus cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station Monday with more than 7,200 pounds of ...

Elon Musk’s First Astronaut Launch Is One Giant Leap For Space Capitalism

Elon Musk’s First Astronaut Launch Is One Giant Leap For Space Capitalism

SpaceX will send a NASA crew into orbit this week, marking a major milestone in the mission of entrepreneurs to reclaim the galaxy from big government.

SpaceX Demo-2 Astronauts Get to Work on Space Station Science

SpaceX Demo-2 Astronauts Get to Work on Space Station Science

One of the first experiments Hurley and Behnken will work on is a project from a Massachusetts-based startup that aims to bring benefit back those of us here on the ground.

SpaceX crew docks with the International Space Station. See photos from the mission.

SpaceX crew docks with the International Space Station. See photos from the mission.

Two veteran NASA astronauts have joined the crew aboard the orbiting lab, marking the first human flight to space from U.S. soil since 2011.

Pharma Looks to Outer Space to Boost Drug R&D

Pharma Looks to Outer Space to Boost Drug R&D

There are benefits of studying certain biological processes under microgravity, but whether those advantages outweigh the costs of getting experiments off Earth remains to be seen.

New crew and plenty to do: November Space Station science

New crew and plenty to do: November Space Station science

November 2020 was a milestone month for the International Space Station. As Earth’s orbital laboratory begins its 21st continuous year of hosting humans, we look back on another 30 days of ...

What’s Happening in Space Policy December 1-7, 2019

What’s Happening in Space Policy December 1-7, 2019

Posted: December 1, 2019 1:46 pm ET | Last Updated: December 1, 2019 1:46 pm ET | Get SpacePolicyOnline.com's list of space policy events for December 1-7, 2019 including congressional ...

SpaceX successfully carried out an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft Sunday.

SpaceX successfully carried out an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft Sunday.

The test is one of the last major ones for the spacecraft before the Demo-2 crewed test flight to the International Space Station that may take place in the second quarter of this ...

NASA Harvested Radishes on the International Space Station

NASA Harvested Radishes on the International Space Station

The radish experiment may eventually help astronauts on their way to Mars.

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the ...

Accelerating Materials Testing With a New Permanent Platform

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Space is a harsh place where radiation, temperature extremes, orbital debris, and atomic oxygen flourish. A new permanent test bed is now available on the exterior of the ISS that allows ...