November 25, 2019

πŸš€ NASA is going back to the Moon (Part 3) πŸŒ™

As NASA prepares to send astronauts into deep space for extended missions there is a growing concern over how we'll be able to provide enough food for these missions. The solution it seems is in figuring out how to grow plants in space.

πŸš€ NASA is going back to the Moon (Part 3) πŸŒ™

As NASA prepares to send astronauts into deep space for extended missions there is a growing concern over how we'll be able to provide enough food for these missions. Sure we can take some food with us, but once we go to the Moon and on to Mars, we won't just be able to send more supplies from Earth when we're running low. The solution it seems is in figuring out how to grow plants in space.

Credits

This episode of Moonshot was hosted and edited by Kristofor Lawson (@kristoforlawson).

Thanks to the team at NASA and the Kennedy Space Center for giving us a tour.

Our theme music is by Breakmaster Cylinder.

And our cover artwork is by Andrew Millist.