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NASA will work with Tupperware to help develop space vegetables

via:博客园     time:2017/7/25 17:00:17     readed:923

The international space station's space vegetable development program is encouraging. Early this year, the International Space Station expedition harvested its cabbage for the first time in orbit, a flight engineer named Peggy


To solve this problem, NASA recently announced plans to develop solutions with Tupperware and Techshot.

The PONDS system of Tupperware Brands Corporation will develop to solve semi hydroponic (Passive Orbital Nutrient Delivery System, passive orbit nutrient transport system), has 75 years of history, Tupperware food grade molding in the manufacturing and fresh and plastic products, which will be responsible for the production of a kind of cultivation pillow degradable plastic net, using the geometric structure of the unique let, by capillary force in the zero gravity environment also can maintain moisture. The PONDS system is scheduled to be sent to the international space station in the second half of 2018 through the SpaceX Dragon Ship resupply mission.

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