space farming

Greenhouses Probably won’t Work on Mars Because of Cosmic Radiation. Even the Plants Will Have to Live Underground

Mars is a lifeless wasteland for more than one reason.  Not only are the temperatures and lack of water difficult…

3 months ago

Attention Astronauts. Fresh Radishes Are Now On the Menu

Radishes are a very divisive food - most people either love them or hate them.  However, they are very easy…

12 months ago

Design for a Space Habitat With Artificial Gravity That Could Be Grown Larger Over Time to Fit More People

There are two main approaches that humanity can take to living in space.  The one more commonly portrayed is of…

1 year ago

Behold! The Martian Menu, Courtesy of Mars City Design!

Every year since 2012, Mars City Design hosts the Mars Feast Gala, where talented chefs create tantalizing entrees based on…

1 year ago

Space Zinnias Rebound from Space Blight on Space Station

Zinnia experimental plants growing aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have staged a dramatic New Year’s comeback from a potential…

6 years ago

Yummy! ISS Astronauts Eat First Space-Grown Food

https://youtu.be/D_723qwjULM Video caption: That's one small bite for a man, one giant leaf for mankind: NASA Astronauts Scott Kelly, Kjell…

6 years ago