Making Space For All: Growing Food in Space with NASA's Project Veggie

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Dr. Gioia Massa
May 28, 2020
3:00PM - 4:00PM
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ONLINE: Zoom Webinar

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Add to Calendar 2020-05-28 15:00:00 2020-05-28 16:00:00 Making Space For All: Growing Food in Space with NASA's Project Veggie In these times of social distancing and making space between us, we are dedicated to Making Space for All through inclusive and accessible astronomy webinars. We will be answering your astronomy questions across the quarantine and sharing the wonders of space across space! Join us live on May 28 at 3:00 PM EDT. Did you know that NASA is growing food in space at this very moment? Meet Dr. Gioia Massa, the NASA project scientist in charge of this effort to grow plants beyond earth. Dr. Massa and her team at the NASA Kennedy Space Center are tackling one of the biggest challenges in humanity's exploration of space- growing food in microgravity! Learn about her work with astronauts to grow crops on the International Space Station and discover the next steps in NASA's plan to eventually grow food on Mars. This series is brought to you by The Ohio State University Department of Astronomy, the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics, and SciAccess. ONLINE: Zoom Webinar Department of Astronomy astronomy@osu.edu America/New_York public
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In these times of social distancing and making space between us, we are dedicated to Making Space for All through inclusive and accessible astronomy webinars. We will be answering your astronomy questions across the quarantine and sharing the wonders of space across space!

Join us live on May 28 at 3:00 PM EDT. Did you know that NASA is growing food in space at this very moment? Meet Dr. Gioia Massa, the NASA project scientist in charge of this effort to grow plants beyond earth. Dr. Massa and her team at the NASA Kennedy Space Center are tackling one of the biggest challenges in humanity's exploration of space- growing food in microgravity! Learn about her work with astronauts to grow crops on the International Space Station and discover the next steps in NASA's plan to eventually grow food on Mars.

This series is brought to you by The Ohio State University Department of Astronomy, the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics, and SciAccess.

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