Elliot Roth

Elliot Roth

Sep 06, 2020

Group 6 Copy 241
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    One of the biggest challenges for off-world life is the production of food. Astronauts need nutritionally dense, fast-growing and resource-efficient food that can be grown in a tiny amount of space. This experiment aims to grow spirulina algae to supply a nutritional supplement to the crew. Previous NASA experiments only tested dried spirulina algae. This experiment will test growing conditions and sentiments around fresh spirulina algae to enable nutrition for life in space.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Probiotics for plants? Fighting insects by boosting corn immune systems

    Beneficial soil microorganisms can boost the plant immune system. We want to know if farming practices that...

    Should I stay or should I go? Connecting bird behavior during migration to fat stores and antioxidant capacity

    Thank you to our backers for $5600! We actually need up to $24000 - please keep donating! In the fall, most...

    Do dietary supplements extend lifespan and prevent brain disease?

    Can a cheap, over the counter pill, prevent the onset of ageing-related diseases and extend lifespan? I...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 54 people