Researchers at the University of Florida (UF/IFAS) have successfully grown plants in lunar soil extracted from three NASA missions to the Moon.  Rob Feral and Anna Lisa Paul, UF/IFAS Horticulture Department, were the first scientist to show that plants can be grown in soil from the moon. This was a key first step toward developing space travel missions from the Moon to Mars or other planets.  Watch the video that highlights this scientific breakthrough at the University of Florida.

Read more about this effort in the article:  Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

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