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NASA unveils inflatable greenhouse for sustainable farming on Mars

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 01, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Julie M. Rodriguez) last modified Apr 30, 2017

A group of researchers from the University of Arizona, in collaboration with NASA scientists, have created an innovative inflatable greenhouse to help feed astronauts on other planets. The Prototype Lunar/Mars Greenhouse project would allow astronauts on deep space missions access to healthy, fresh food year-round. The greenhouse is made of an inflatable material and functions as a closed loop, integrated with the astronaut’s life support systems. The carbon dioxide released by the...






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