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Small steps towards the colonization of space

Scientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station. “I do envision that what we can form the basis for food cultivation on the Moon and Mars sometime in the future,” says Ann-Iren Kittang Jost, research manager at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Space (CIRiS).

Read the article in ScienceNordic, an independent English-language source for science news from the Nordic countries. The article was originally published in, an online newspaper for Norwegian and international science news.

November 21, 2014. Photo: NASA