Scientists and researchers are working on a hanging inflatable greenhouse to provide food for astronauts on Mars. The technology is sustainable and may mimic the way greenhouses work here on Earth.
NASA scientists are working to extend the shelf life of foods to be served to astronauts on Mars or other long-duration missions.
The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will share a thanksgiving meal not different from that on Earth. However, most of the entree are dehydrated and comes in space-friendly pouches.
NASA scientists are developing a variety of food bars that will keep astronauts full during deep space missions.
NASA’s Expedition 49 crew is preparing to plant its newest on-orbit crop in the space station to learn how to grow their own fresh food in space.
One of the biggest challenges that astronomers has to overcome in any space mission is having enough food supply. Because of this, NASA scientists are developing ways on how they can cultivate their own food during their missions, including plans for a garden on Mars.