AstroPlant - the Citizen Science Space Farming Kit

AstroPlant - the Citizen Science Space Farming Kit


Thieme Hennis

Border Labs

Angelo Vermeulen

SEAD (Space Ecologies Art and Design)

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Building a circular ecosystem to support mankind in outer space and improve food security on Earth using a citizen science approach. AstroPlant is an educational citizen science project to address the ultimate quest of feeding future astronauts. The open source plant lab is part of the European Space Agency's program to build a regenerative life support system by collecting scientific data about plant growth and to engage a new generation of space farmers. Learn, build, and get involved!

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Workshop
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner