Flowers in Space

This time, horticulture in orbit, 3d-printed space rovers and cleaning up space rubbish...
15 December 2021
Presented by Richard Hollingham, Sue Nelson


A flower in space


The Space Boffins are joined by Gardeners of the Galaxy podcast host Emma Doughty, to discuss the challenges and joys of growing flowers, chillies and vines (for wine!) in space. Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham also chat to self-confessed space nerd John Chinner about the Astro Pi computers on the International Space Station, 3-D printed rovers and the best (space) movie ever made. Plus, Richard ventures out into the real world - and a real control room - to track the progress of an innovative new space debris removal mission, currently in orbit around the Earth...


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