Feeding a Mars mission: The challenges of growing plants in space

Plants will play a critical role in the survival of human beings on long-duration space missions, such as a mission to Mars.  However, as a new paper shows, many challenges need to be addressed if astronauts are to successfully grow enough food on board spacecraft and on other planets. from Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2cHKkyw via IFTTT