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NASA’s Alcohol Prohibition in Outer Space: Where No One Can Hear You Hurl

In the 1970s after successful missions to the moon, NASA was interested in the possibility of long term habitation in space. One of the biggest concerns was nutritious and ideally pleasant tasting food. In both the Gemini and Apollo missions, the food was dehydrated and rather unappetizing. After years of research they made considerable improvements: […]

NASA Farming on the Moon

While regular consumers participate in CSAs or greenmarkets on boring old earth, NASA is considering growing vegetables on the moon. There has been talk for years about astronauts living on the moon. The first steps to make that happen is growing plants. Still in experimental stages, they are looking into turnips and basil among others. […]