Over the past ten years, Tomatosphere has evolved into a regular component of the curriculum for more than 13,700 classrooms in Canada and the United States. The Tomatosphere Project Team will continue offering this stellar learning opportunity through to 2014. The project currently has 600 000 tomato seeds on board the International Space Station.
A schematic illustration shows a cross-section of a mitochondrion. It is shown as a dark pink, cloud-shaped structure with fingerlike protrusions. The outer membrane forms the organelle's outline. The folded inner membrane forms invaginations, called cristae.