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Growing a Garden for a Future Space Harvest

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Space Station Live: Growing a Garden for a Future Space Harvest

NASA Public Affairs officer Lori Meggs interviews Paul Zamprelli, Orbital Technologies Corporation, about the VEGGIE (Vegetable Production System) experiment. Researchers are exploring the possibility of growing a garden in space with crew interaction and exposure to the cabin air.

Astronauts won't get to enjoy the fresh vegetables right away. The garden will be harvested but the vegetables will be sent back to Earth for analysis. If scientists determine the vegetables grown in space are safe for consumption a space crew could soon be growing their own food. Read more...

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/863.html

Credit: NASA

Source: NASA - Multimedia

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