Our astronauts will be settling on Mars indefinitely. It's not feasible to send water, oxygen and food from Earth to the astronauts: they will produce those on Mars.
Jan 11, 2016 ... It's up to NASA's food scientists to design and create all the food for the three- year journey to Mars and back, and that's raising some interesting ...
In reality, the soil on Mars actually does have the nutrients plants would need to survive on Mars! There may not be the right amount of nutrients depending on ...
Jan 30, 2014 ... Food is the ultimate determinant of survivability in a future mission to Mars. How will a Martian crew receive adequate nutrition with taste to ...
Of the many challenges involved in sending humans on the journey to Mars, figuring out how to pack enough food for such a lengthy trip looms large. Of course ...
Jun 24, 2016 ... For any astronauts hoping to survive on the surface of Mars, growing crops in the arid soil of the red planet will be an essential.
Mar 2, 2017 ... Can earthlings live on Mars? They can if they develop self-sufficiency. NASA is betting on a multi-institution team of the best and brightest, ...
Millions of miles away from the closest supermarket, and not a restaurant in sight, how will the first human settlers on Mars get their food?
Oct 9, 2015 ... Growing food on Mars would be similar to the process portrayed in "The Martian," with a few additional steps, one expert says.