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This is what a garden looks like in space.
This is what a space garden looks likeAstronauts who spend months on end in space sure do miss their greens. That’s why NASA is embarking on a program to get astronauts growing their own food. First stop is the International Space Station and a vegetable production system called Veg-01, or “Veggie.”
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On a very relevant note and expanding the question further, what would people in permanent space colonies eat? Surely not just greens?
Once settled on another planet, colonists would likely start with hydroponic farming, using small-stature or dwarf cultivars that can be tightly packed together.
Later on, the colonists would move to carbohydrate-heavy crops like sweet potatoes, rice, and wheat, and after that they might plant protein and oil-rich crops, such as soybeans and peanuts.
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