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Round-trip ticket to the red planethttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Round-trip-to-red-planet.aspxRound-trip ticket to the red planetIn 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. <em>Dutch article in De ingenieur</em>.
Growing plants in space for 10 yearshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Plants-in-space-for-10-years.aspxGrowing plants in space for 10 yearsPlants 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. <em>Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre</em>.
Food and nutritional securityhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Food-and-nutritional-security.aspxFood and nutritional securityThe Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology at Ghent University ​conducts research towards food and nutritional security. <em>English article in Horizon 2020 Projects: Portal</em>.
Growing plants in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Growing-plants-in-space.aspxGrowing plants in spaceProfessor Leo Marcelis discusses the how and why of doing research on growing plants in space. <em>Dutch interview on NPO Radio 1.</em>
From Mars to a sustainable Earthhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/From-Mars-To-Sustainable-Earth.aspxFrom Mars to a sustainable EarthThe 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. <em>English article on the web-pages of Horizon 2020.</em>
The key to deep space explorationhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Key-to-deep-space.aspxThe key to deep space explorationSpace 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. <em>English article in Horizon Magazine.</em><br>
Algae to spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Algae-to-space.aspxAlgae to spaceScientists from Stuttgart are sending algae into space - as a source of oxygen, and as a snack. <em>German article in Rheinische Post.</em><br>
Bring your own vegetableshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Bring-your-own-vegetables.aspxBring your own vegetablesGrowing vegetables in your own garden is hot. So hot in fact that the concept is going into space. <em>Dutch radio interview in NPO Radio 1.</em>
Space farminghttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Space-farming.aspxSpace farmingIf 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. <em>English article in Resource.</em>
Surviving as a Mars colonisthttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Surviving-as-a-Mars-colonist.aspxSurviving as a Mars colonistHorticultural researchers will help future space explorers survive on Mars. <em>Dutch article in de Volkskrant.</em>
Space and sustainable foodhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Space-and-sustainable-food.aspxSpace and sustainable foodThe Horizon 2020 EU project TIME SCALE conducts research towards future space missions and sustainable food production on Earth. <em>English article in Science & Technology.</em>
Irrigating plants in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Irrigating-plants-in-space.aspxIrrigating plants in spaceBefore humans can grow plants on Mars, we need to be able to irrigate plants under reduced gravitational conditions. <em>Norwegian article by NRK.</em>
To Mars with foodhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/To-Mars-with-food.aspxTo Mars with foodNASA aims to put humans on Mars in 20 years. Research will help the astronauts to grow food in their new homes. <em>Norwegian article by NRK.</em>
Solving major challenge for space explorationhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Solving-major-challenge-for-space-exploration.aspxSolving major challenge for space explorationOn the verge of solving one of the major challenges for space exploration: Securing food and air.<em> Norwegian article in National Geographic</em>.
Researchers growing food in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Researchers-growing-food-in-space.aspxResearchers growing food in spaceSearching for the key to surviving on the Moon and Mars. <em>Norwegian article by Dagbladet</em>.
Growing food under Martian gravityhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Growing-food-under-martian-gravity.aspxGrowing food under Martian gravityA research project at NTNU will investigate how plants grow under Martian and Lunar gravity. <em>Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre</em>.
Small steps towards the colonization of spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Small-steps.aspxSmall steps towards the colonization of spaceScientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station. <em>English article in ScienceNordic.</em><br>
Greenhouses for Marshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Greenhouses-for-mars.aspxGreenhouses for MarsSome scientists are hovering higher than others, making greenhouses for space. <em>Norwegian article in Bergens Tidende.</em><br>

 

 

Round-trip ticket to the red planethttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Round-trip-to-red-planet.aspxRound-trip ticket to the red planetIn 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. <em>Dutch article in De ingenieur</em>.
Growing plants in space for 10 yearshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Plants-in-space-for-10-years.aspxGrowing plants in space for 10 yearsPlants 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. <em>Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre</em>.
Food and nutritional securityhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Food-and-nutritional-security.aspxFood and nutritional securityThe Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology at Ghent University ​conducts research towards food and nutritional security. <em>English article in Horizon 2020 Projects: Portal</em>.
Growing plants in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Growing-plants-in-space.aspxGrowing plants in spaceProfessor Leo Marcelis discusses the how and why of doing research on growing plants in space. <em>Dutch interview on NPO Radio 1.</em>
From Mars to a sustainable Earthhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/From-Mars-To-Sustainable-Earth.aspxFrom Mars to a sustainable EarthThe 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. <em>English article on the web-pages of Horizon 2020.</em>
The key to deep space explorationhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Key-to-deep-space.aspxThe key to deep space explorationSpace 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. <em>English article in Horizon Magazine.</em><br>
Algae to spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Algae-to-space.aspxAlgae to spaceScientists from Stuttgart are sending algae into space - as a source of oxygen, and as a snack. <em>German article in Rheinische Post.</em><br>
Bring your own vegetableshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Bring-your-own-vegetables.aspxBring your own vegetablesGrowing vegetables in your own garden is hot. So hot in fact that the concept is going into space. <em>Dutch radio interview in NPO Radio 1.</em>
Space farminghttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Space-farming.aspxSpace farmingIf 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. <em>English article in Resource.</em>
Surviving as a Mars colonisthttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Surviving-as-a-Mars-colonist.aspxSurviving as a Mars colonistHorticultural researchers will help future space explorers survive on Mars. <em>Dutch article in de Volkskrant.</em>
Space and sustainable foodhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Space-and-sustainable-food.aspxSpace and sustainable foodThe Horizon 2020 EU project TIME SCALE conducts research towards future space missions and sustainable food production on Earth. <em>English article in Science & Technology.</em>
Irrigating plants in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Irrigating-plants-in-space.aspxIrrigating plants in spaceBefore humans can grow plants on Mars, we need to be able to irrigate plants under reduced gravitational conditions. <em>Norwegian article by NRK.</em>
To Mars with foodhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/To-Mars-with-food.aspxTo Mars with foodNASA aims to put humans on Mars in 20 years. Research will help the astronauts to grow food in their new homes. <em>Norwegian article by NRK.</em>
Solving major challenge for space explorationhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Solving-major-challenge-for-space-exploration.aspxSolving major challenge for space explorationOn the verge of solving one of the major challenges for space exploration: Securing food and air.<em> Norwegian article in National Geographic</em>.
Researchers growing food in spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Researchers-growing-food-in-space.aspxResearchers growing food in spaceSearching for the key to surviving on the Moon and Mars. <em>Norwegian article by Dagbladet</em>.
Growing food under Martian gravityhttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Growing-food-under-martian-gravity.aspxGrowing food under Martian gravityA research project at NTNU will investigate how plants grow under Martian and Lunar gravity. <em>Norwegian article by Norwegian Space Centre</em>.
Small steps towards the colonization of spacehttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Small-steps.aspxSmall steps towards the colonization of spaceScientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station. <em>English article in ScienceNordic.</em><br>
Greenhouses for Marshttp://timescale.eu/Pages/Media/Greenhouses-for-mars.aspxGreenhouses for MarsSome scientists are hovering higher than others, making greenhouses for space. <em>Norwegian article in Bergens Tidende.</em><br>