• A new EU-funded research project is set to begin researching how food plants grow in space and how the horticulture could supply space travelers with oxygen and food
  • The 10-year project called "TIME SCALE" will be led by Ann-Iren Kittang Jost, research chief at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Space (CIRiS) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim
  • The research team has not yet decided what plants they will try and grow, but are looking at tomatoes, lettuce and soybeans

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