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NASA hopes to put a garden on the Moon

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posted on Dec, 5 2013 @ 08:43 AM
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Neil Armstrong may have made a giant leap forward for mankind when he landed on the moon more than 40 years ago, but scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center in California are looking out for plantkind. The Lunar Plant Growth Habitat project is hoping to put some basil, flowers and turnips on the moon in late 2015.

"We are constructing a small technology demonstration unit to study germination of plants in lunar gravity and radiation on the moon," said NASA in a statement on the project's website. "This will be the first life-sciences experiment on another world."




According to Ingo Swan's Penetration we're kinda late on that. Someone else has already taken care of Lunar soil. lol
edit on 5-12-2013 by Telos because: (no reason given)




posted on Dec, 11 2013 @ 05:15 PM
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