May 8, 2014

Space Station Live: Studying How Plants Sense Gravity

Among the thousands of pounds of cargo inside that Dragon freight carrier there are a number of new science experiments designed to take advantage of the low Earth orbit environment; one of them, called Biotube MICRO, is focused on how plants sense and respond to gravity. Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan talks with Dr. Karl Hasenstein of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to learn more.

Credit: NASA

Share on Linkedin Share on Google+