The Plant the Moon Challenge is a global science experiment, learning activity and inspirational project-based-learning challenge to see who can grow the best crops using lunar regolith simulant.


Can you grow plants on the Moon? 

How about Mars?

Understanding how we can use lunar and martian soils to grow crops is one of the next great steps in supporting our return to the Moon! 

Can you grow crops in lunar or martian regolith (a.k.a. soil to us earth-lubbers)? What nutrients, fertilizers, or other modifications to the regolith are needed to grow nutrient rich, sustainable food sources for future astronauts?

Through the Plant the Moon Challenge you can help NASA scientists and the academic community at large learn the best lunar crop conditions by completing your own Plant the Moon Challenge project and sharing your results with the world!