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Once We Live On The Moon, We'll Still Be Able To Eat Local

Every Last Morsel

In 2015, NASA will plant the first moon garden--a tiny greenhouse filled with basil, turnips, and Arabidopsis, a small plant related to cabbage.

“This is fundamental biology,” says Bob Bowman, a research scientist for Lockheed Martin at NASA’s Ames Research Center. “Nobody has grown plants on the moon before. For that matter, no one’s done a live science experiment in deep space before. So we’re on the edge here trying to figure out how to do this.”

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