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Future Interplanetary Spacecraft to Be Equipped With 'Plantations'


Science & Tech  (tags: Space Gardening )

Michael
- 170 days ago - space-travel.com
In 2015 astronauts will grow rice, tomatoes and sweet pepper on board of the international space station



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GGmaSheila D. (132)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:34 pm
At least they didn't say wheat, corn, sugar beets, or soy. And the rice should be arsenic free. Very healthy.
 

Sue Matheson (69)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:46 pm
thanks
 

Howard Crosse (15)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 11:16 am
It will be particularly interesting to see how plants grow in zero gravity.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 12:46 pm
noted, thanks
 

lisa O. (6)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 1:48 pm
Makes sense!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 2:10 pm
Noted. Interesting info! Thanks for posting, Michael.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 4:26 pm
I wonder if they are going to use GMO seeds. Thanks for sharing.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 5:29 pm
Results will be interesting.
 

Bob P. (425)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 6:13 am
Thanks Michael
 

Gary A L. (132)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 9:10 am
thanks
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:17 am
thanks for the article :)
 
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