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Growing Food in Space

Positive Future #306 (Feature photo – International Space Station – courtesy of NASA) As space-travel technology improves, mankind may again go to the moon – and perhaps farther. Researchers and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida are looking for ways to grow food instead of just serving freeze-dried food to astronauts. The focus is on how to grow food in space and on other worlds. Recently Loren Grush from the Verge visit Kennedy Space Center to get the latest on growing food in space (see video below). Turns out that the revolution in hydroponic and aeroponic technologies on Earth, may have application in space. Want More? – Sign up below…

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Research for Growing Food in Space

Touch the Soil News #997 (Feature photo – EDEN ISS Indoor Farm in Antarctica – courtesy EDEN ISS) In the Antarctica – one of the coldest and most remote places on Earth – scientists are learning how to grow food without sunlight or soil. Called the EDEN ISS project, it looks like a shipping container with high-tech embellishments. The goal of this project is to test growing food on the ISS – International Space Station. Scientists at the shipping container greenhouse in Antarctica have been growing salad greens, cucumbers and radishes and are now working on fruits. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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