Mertz Library Humanities

Plants in Space

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. | Online

Our lives on Earth are totally dependent on plants. As people start making plans for long-distance space travel, there is a critical need for technology that can bring life-sustaining plants along on the journey. Join Dr. Carl Lewis, Director of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and principal investigator on several NASA grants awarded to Fairchild, as he discusses current space gardening technology and the research now underway to make it better.