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The TIME SCALE project, as presented by EU Research in their Spring 2018 issue. English article in EU Research.

CleanGrow, one of the TIME SCALE partners has developed multiple ion-specific electrodes to provide real-time monitoring of important nutrients in recirculating water/nutrient solution in hydroponics. This sensor can just as well be used in a greenhouse on Earth as in life support systems in space. English article in HortiDaily.

What's in store for the cultivation of crops in space, and what are the opportunities for growers here on earth? English article in HortiDaily.

HortiDaily, the online meeting place for the international horticulture industry, introduces the TIME SCALE project to its readers - from astronaut food to earthly benefits. English article in HortiDaily.

In this century, the first humans will go to Mars. Engineers outline challenges and solutions related to the journey itself and the stay on the red planet. Dutch article in De ingenieur.

Plants have been growing on the International Space Station for 10 years. By these experiments, researchers develop technology and know-how to allow future space explorers grow their own food. Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre.

The Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology at Ghent University ​conducts research towards food and nutritional security. English article in Horizon 2020 Projects: Portal.

Professor Leo Marcelis discusses the how and why of doing research on growing plants in space. Dutch interview on NPO Radio 1.

The TIME SCALE project is investigating the feasibility of growing food crops in space and whether this might provide astronauts with long-term supplies of food and oxygen. English article on the web-pages of Horizon 2020.

Space farming is difficult – plants don’t grow well in zero gravity and harsh radiation damages seeds – but if researchers can get it right, it could provide food, clean water, and oxygen for manned missions far from earth. English article in Horizon Magazine.

Scientists from Stuttgart are sending algae into space - as a source of oxygen, and as a snack. German article in Rheinische Post.

Growing vegetables in your own garden is hot. So hot in fact that the concept is going into space. Dutch radio interview in NPO Radio 1.

If they are to travel deeper into space, astronauts will have to start growing their own food. A topic which Wageningen UR is addressing is several ways. English article in Resource.

Horticultural researchers will help future space explorers survive on Mars. Dutch article in de Volkskrant.

The Horizon 2020 EU project TIME SCALE conducts research towards future space missions and sustainable food production on Earth. English article in Science & Technology.

Before humans can grow plants on Mars, we need to be able to irrigate plants under reduced gravitational conditions. Norwegian article by NRK.

NASA aims to put humans on Mars in 20 years. Research will help the astronauts to grow food in their new homes. Norwegian article by NRK.

On the verge of solving one of the major challenges for space exploration: Securing food and air. Norwegian article in National Geographic.

Searching for the key to surviving on the Moon and Mars. Norwegian article by Dagbladet.

A research project at NTNU will investigate how plants grow under Martian and Lunar gravity. Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre.

Scientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station. English article in ScienceNordic.

Some scientists are hovering higher than others, making greenhouses for space. Norwegian article in Bergens Tidende.