Podcast: space tomatoes and Eu:CROPIS

In 2018, the German Space Agency launched a particularly ambitious project on a year-long space mission – a satellite equipped with two greenhouses designed to grow tiny tomatoes at gravity levels equivalent to those found on the Moon and Mars. But it was more than just an experiment to grow plants in space. In this episode, Emma the Gardener explores Eu:CROPIS, a project to develop a biological life-support system… for tomatoes.

Listen to the podcast here. 


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