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Leveraging LED Lighting Scientists Successfully Harvest Vegetables in Antarctica

Update:09 Apr 2018
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Scientists have succeeded in harvesting the first veget […]

Scientists have succeeded in harvesting the first vegetables grown without earth, sunlight and pesticides in the Antarctic cold weather. There are several types of fruits and vegetables that spacemen can eat in space. Scientists plan to try to grow strawberries in the future. 

The dream from colonial Mars went even further. Scientists recently succeeded in harvesting the first vegetables grown without earth, sunlight, and pesticides under the severe Antarctic weather. There are several more kinds of fruits and vegetables that can be eaten by spaceman in space. The scientists also plan to try to grow strawberries in the future.

Comprehensive media reported that scientists at Neumayer Station III in Antarctica succeeded in planting 3.6 kilograms of leafy vegetables in harsh climates at temperatures below 20 degrees Celsius. 18 gherkins and 20 cherry radishes were recently harvested for the first time.

The purpose of this planting project is to study how to allow astronauts to grow fruits and vegetables in harsh climate conditions. The German Space Center (DLR) responsible for the study stated that they hope to achieve a weekly harvest of 4.5 in May. The goal of kilograms of fruits and vegetables.

Although the NASA has previously planted leafy vegetables at the International Space Station, the “DLR” research program hopes to increase the number of fruits and vegetables that can be grown in space. Leaf vegetable, cucumber, tomato, pepper, cherry radish, basil, parsley and leek, etc., "DLR" research project manager Schubert (Daniel Schubert) even said that they are trying to grow strawberries.

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