Lackey students Sam, left, and Kristin, right, set up one of many tests designed to study germination in plants. Image Credit: SSEPExperiment: Physiological Effects of Microgravity on Germination and Growth of Arabidopsis thaliana
Lackey students Charles, left, Paul, center, and Kristin, right, work together to test a set of seeds as part of their experiment focusing on seed germination in plants. Image Credit: SSEPThe student team of Courtney, Charles, Kristin, Devon, Christine, Chinyere, Sam, Sydney, Paul and Deborah experimented with growing different strains of the seed. The experiment has excited students at Lackey, and the team is enthusiastic about analyzing the seeds after they return from space. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County donated the seeds. Kristin said this is a great honor for her team and something they never will forget.