July 23 Lecture: Plants For Space w/ Dr. Frazer Thorpe

Plants provide humans with oxygen, food, shelter, medicine, and countless other resources essential for our survival and well-being. Crop growth during NASA missions is essential to provide fresh foods for crew members while providing oxygen, medicine, and a close tie to earth. Growing plants in microgravity and on the moon facilitates biological science while lifting spirits and helping to maintain well-being. Come join us July 23rd @ 4:00 pm Pacific for the next Magnitude lecture: Plants For…

Look Ahead: ExoLab NEXT! Look Back: Year 7, The Leguminauts.

Look Ahead: ExoLab NEXT As we mentioned at the beginning of the month, we have some exciting announcements to make. We would like to continue to extend access to space for students, researchers, and citizen scientists all over the world. Today we are excited to announce ExoLab: NEXT. An open source hardware initiative for anyone that would like to construct their lab to connect with the ExoLab network of science laboratories. The current form factor…

Tupperware, PONDS with NASA on Magnitude LIVE

Tupperware, PONDS with NASA on Magnitude LIVE

Wow, we all learned so much from David Kusuma, VP Research & Development of Tupperware Brands. Tupperware isn't just a company that makes plastic containers for storage. Tupperware is solving perishable food challenges through design, engineering, and science both here on Earth and in the extreme conditions of space. David shared the history, behind-the-scene stories, and challenges creating a product on the International Space Station with the education and research community, Magnitude LIVE, an online...