Gardeners of the Galaxy
Aquaculture in space: GotG19

Aquaculture in space: GotG19

March 29, 2021

Aquaculture is farming in water. Can we do that in space? Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond!

Astrobiologist Grace Crain on growing plants in astronaut waste: GotG18

Astrobiologist Grace Crain on growing plants in astronaut waste: GotG18

March 8, 2021

Join Emma the Space Gardener as she explores gardening on Earth... and beyond! In this episode, Emma talks to Grace Crain, a researcher on the MELiSSA project developing circular life support systems. 

Growing Drugs in Space: GotG17

Growing Drugs in Space: GotG17

February 15, 2021

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.

Transplanting seedligs in space: GotG16

Transplanting seedligs in space: GotG16

February 5, 2021

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.

Seeds with Space Stories: GotG15

Seeds with Space Stories: GotG15

January 22, 2021

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.

Growing heirloom veg hydroponically:GotG14

Growing heirloom veg hydroponically:GotG14

January 13, 2021

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.

Plant biologist Karl Hasenstein on growing radishes in space: GotG13

Plant biologist Karl Hasenstein on growing radishes in space: GotG13

December 16, 2020

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.

Educator Michael Wilkinson is bringing astrobotany into classrooms: GotG12

Educator Michael Wilkinson is bringing astrobotany into classrooms: GotG12

November 23, 2020

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!

Christine Escobar on growing water plants in space: GotG11

Christine Escobar on growing water plants in space: GotG11

November 9, 2020

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.

NASA’s Gioia Massa on growing plants on the International Space Station: GotG10

NASA’s Gioia Massa on growing plants on the International Space Station: GotG10

November 2, 2020

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!

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