December 6, 2013 –
NASA will be sending turnip, cress, and basil seeds to the moon in the first attempt to grow food on another planet!
You may be wondering how it's possible to grow plants on a planet that has no oxygen.
The seeds will be placed inside a canister constructed especially for this mission that will carry 10 days worth of air. That amount of air should allow the seeds to sprout and grow for five days. Natural sunlight ...... Read more