Gallery: First Gardens on the Moon by 2012!

 
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Groundbreaking advancements in the realm of space engineering may soon see the moon sown with the first gardens to grow on the lunar surface. As part of the Google Lunar X Prize, Paragon Space Development Corporation has recently teamed with Odyssey Moon to develop a pressurized mini greenhouse to deploy on the surface of the moon, grow a plant from seed, and hopefully see it flower and seed itself. It’s a complicated endeavor, but it marks a critical stage of development for extending life beyond the confines of our planet.

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3 Comments

  1. NASA's X-Hab Contest Wa... July 14, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    […] not ready to give up on our polluted planet quite yet, but it never hurts to look towards the stars. NASA just launched their eXploration […]

  2. Nat Brodziak May 17, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    Sounds great. But what about gravity?

  3. crazy_future_explorer May 1, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    Technology and Science are amazing and Qoute me on it “I’ll be apart of future endeavors”.
    I am in interested with every aspect of science and technology.

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