Newton's Space Saplings

Pips from Isaac Newton’s apple tree were blasted into space with British Astronaut Tim Peake. Those pips are now young trees and the search to find them new homes that can inspire the next generation is nearly over.

Tim Peake at the European Space Agency

Newton's Space Saplings need homes

Applications NOW CLOSED. Judging to take place in January 2019.

Partnership Manager Jannette Warrener, Jeremy Curtis of the UK Space Agency and Dallas Campbell from the BBC's Big Bang programme with pips from Isaac Newton's apple tree at Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire .

Newton's Space Saplings

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