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Robert Walker: Lettuces now, what next – Could astronauts get all their oxygen and food from algae or plants?

[USA] Perhaps you saw the news recently about astronauts in the International Space Station eating their first home grown lettuce? It’s just a beginning, but in the future, could they grow all their own food and get all their oxygen from plants? Continue reading Robert Walker: Lettuces now, what next – Could astronauts get all their oxygen and food from algae or plants?

European Space Agency: Food from Spirulina project concludes

[EU] Arthrospira platensis was literally on the tip of everyone’s tongue last week when approximately 600 students from Sweden, Belgium and Greece participated in a multi-site in-flight call with ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Continue reading European Space Agency: Food from Spirulina project concludes