Friday, 31 March 2017

Not a pipe dream anymore. Space-farming: A long legacy leading us to Mars

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Research into space farming has resulted in numerous Earth-based advances (e.g., LED lighting for greenhouse and vertical farm applications; new seed potato propagation techniques, etc.) There are still many technical challenges, but plants and associated biological systems can and will be a major component of the systems that keep humans alive when we establish ourselves on the Moon, Mars and beyond.
via Science Daily
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