Astronomy & Space Sciences

Title :

An astrobotany cultivation system capable of growing multiple food crops for long space flight missions

Area of research :

Astronomy & Space Sciences

Focus area :

Payloads for Human Space Program

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Executive Summary :

To design a compact plant growth facility with low power consumption and optimal plant growth area, able to accommodate various experiments dealing with diverse food crops and variant growth techniques to increase the outcome of on-board food crop cultivation.


Shri Ashutosh Kumar Jha, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun

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