Gardeners of the Galaxy

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Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma recaps important spacecraft Arrivals and Departures and learns about growing nutrients and medicines in space. There's a new plant experiment running on the International Space Station, and exciting news from ESA.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma talks about some exciting news for astrobotanists and starts exploring the history of Space Gardeners of Colour for Black History Month.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma recaps the latest space plant news and then talks about some of the seeds with space stories.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma explores some exciting interplanetary plant news and talks about two projects growing in the Orbital Garden - heritage hydroponics and space chiles.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! Emma's guest on this week's show is Dr Karl Hasenstein, the Principal Investigator for the Plant Habitat-02 experiment, which is currently growing radishes on the International Space Station.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! Emma's guest on this week's show is Michael Wilkinson, a teacher who's bringing astrobotany into classrooms with Magnitude.io. Michael talks about the ExoLab series of experiments, which 'leguminaut' is blasting off in 2021, and how a Bitmoji teacher will be able to tag along for the ride!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! Emma's guest on this week's show is Christine Escobar, VP of Space Lab Technologies. Christine talks about the wonderful microgravity lilypond, and the company's plans to put a greenhouse on Mars.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! Emma's guest on this week's show is Dr Gioia Massa, a Project Scientist at the NASA Kennedy Space Center, working on the Veggie growing system on the International Space Station. Gioia talks about the challenges of growing plants in space, those blooming space zinnias, and when we might see astronauts eating their first space tomato!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! Emma's guest on the show this week is Dr Javier Medina, a Space Plant Biologist with the Spanish National Research Council. He talks about why it's essential we grow plants in space, what we've learned from his experiments, and when there might be a greenhouse on the Moon!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma talks to analog astronaut Elliot Roth, who recently spent two weeks in a simulated Moon mission. Find out why Elliot thinks we should pack algae when we leave Earth, and why we'd be better settling on Venus than Mars.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma talks to houseplant expert Jane Perrone about which plants she would take into space.    
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma finds out which plant experiments are on their way to the International Space Station and talks to the people behind the Astronematode mission that sent predatory worms into space!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma talks to Dr John Z Kiss, space plant biologist. Dr Kiss has worked on eight plant experiments that flew in space and made exciting discoveries about how plants respond to light and gravity.
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma takes the time machine for a spin to explore the early history of seeds in space. Plus you'll find out which plants will be best for terraforming Mars, why greenhouses may soon be made from solar panels, what's included in a Russian space tourist package and more!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! There's some great news for space gardeners this week, involving space to grow in, bricks to build with and... hibernating squirrels. And you can discover how many plants it would take to provide your own personal oxygen supply, and what would make a good houseplant in space. Oh, and there's still time to enter the chilli seed giveaway!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores cultivating the cosmos, planting planets and sowing seeds in space. The second episode of Gardeners of the Galaxy includes a look at the current state of plant experiments on the International Space Station, a rundown of the missions on their way to Mars and a sneak peek at the future of space chillies. And there's a seed giveaway too!
Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores cultivating the cosmos, planting planets and sowing seeds in space. In this pilot episode of Gardeners of the Galaxy, hear about growing Moon radishes on the kitchen windowsill, sowing apple seeds from space and the future for vertical farms. 
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Podcast Details

Created by
Emma Doughty
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jul 27th, 2020
Latest Episode
Feb 15th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
17
Avg. Episode Length
19 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English
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