[USA] The question of how to find a sustainable water source in space has been answered with bodily fluids – but the Russians don’t like it. Continue reading Why do NASA astronauts drink Russian pee on the International Space Station?
[USA] NASA recently sponsored new research into turning human waste into useful things, like food and plastic. And it might be used on long-term spaceflight someday. Continue reading Turning Astronaut Pee Into Plastic
While scientists believe that at one time, billions of years ago, Mars had an atmosphere similar to Earth’s and was covered with flowing water, the reality today is quite different. In fact, the surface of Mars is so hostile that a Continue reading Student Team Wants to Terraform Mars Using Cyanobacteria
NASA has taken to the air in the fight against harmful algal blooms, stepping up flights that track the blooms in western Lake Erie.
“We’re planning to fly kind of hot and heavy the next two weeks,” said Frank Jennings, a spokesman for NASA Glenn Research Station in Cleveland… Continue reading NASA deploys plane to study algae bloom
NASA promised to support the officials in the Toledo area, to diagnose and research the unwanted algae that may harm in the future. These unwanted algae were either not detected or left unnoticed, until the bloom took place… Continue reading NASA to Support the Fight Against Algal Bloom
Much has been written about the innovative Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae (OMEGA) developed by NASA scientists for deployment on water.
OMEGA, an integrated aquatic system to produce biofuels, treat and recycle… Continue reading OMEGA system tests for marine animal durability