What does this all mean? As they talked about, if we want to go beyond our moon, perhaps to Mars, we’ll need a way to grow food. Researchers at NASA also believe that gardening in space could be good for Astronauts’ morale. Helping to boost the mood of the crew as they care for these plants.
When we think about going to new planets or even feeding people here on Earth, it’s important to think about how difficult it can be to grow enough food to feed people. We may not be farming on Mars soon, but it is certainly fascinating to think about what a future where we could be gardening on the moon or on Mars would look like!