In 1957, the Russian dog Laika made international news as the first animal to enter earth’s orbit, aboard the Soviet Sputnik 2. Laika didn’t make it back alive, but the passengers sent into space by UW Botany Professor Simon Gilroy certainly have. Gilroy researches the effects of microgravity and low oxygen on plant growth. Most […]
What will space weaponization look like? What is a space weapon? Today Esty Dinur talks with Bruce Gagnon from the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and Victoria Samson from Secure World Foundation to discuss the militarization and weaponization of space.
(WORT) — For the first time in human history, a flower has bloomed in space.