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Astronaut Jim Voss tends the space crop of In 2001, Arabidopsis Arabidopsis! He has taken a sample from the growth plants were grown chamber, and is injecting the sample into a bag for aboard the transport back to Earth. International Space Station in growth chambers Advanced Astroculture growth chambers were designed at the especially designed for UNIVERSITY OF growing Arabidopsis aboard the International WISCONSIN - MADISON! Space Station WHY grow plants in Space? To see how they would react Arabidopsis seedlings to zero gravity! growing within the Advanced Astroculture WHY use Arabidopsis? growth chamber aboard the International Space Station Because Arabidopsis is very easily grown in the extremely restrictive conditions aboard the Space Station. A syringe used during the Plus, lab research has mission to inject nutrients into the growth already told us a great deal chamber, signed by about the biology of this weed. Astronaut Jim Voss This means experimental results are easily analyzed!
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