World’s Largest Solar-Powered Boat Lands in London, Completes Gulf Stream Environmental Study

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Solar-Powered, Spinach-Growing Mars Greenhouse Wins NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge

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With the landing of the Mars Rover , many feel we’re closer than ever to establishing the first Mars colony – but there’s still the question of how to sustain humans on a dead planet. Fortunately, a group of Greek students have come up with a deployable greenhouse that could feed Mars settlers (assuming we could get them there in the first place). The project (called “ Popeye on Mars “) has been named a winner in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge , a competition that seeks to engage thousands of people around the world in space exploration. Capable of producing fresh spinach in just 45 days, the dome-shaped aeroponic growing system could be used for pre-deployment on a space mission to the Moon or Mars. Read the rest of Solar-Powered, Spinach-Growing Mars Greenhouse Wins NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aeroponics , astronauts , food , Gardening , greenhouse design , mars , nasa , popeye , space travel , student design        

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America’s Top 10 Greenest Universities of 2013

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