This project is solving the Deployable Greenhouse challenge.

Concept for pre-deployment mini farms for early short duration manned missions to Mars – mini farms land on Mars, deploy themselves, and initiate food production

Gumball Grow Pods:

Inflatable gumball shaped, self-contained grow pods

Red and blue LEDs combine to give off a pink hue

Self-contained universal module - scale up or down easily

Doubles as frozen storage when plant reaches maturity

Project Information

License: GNU General Public License
Source Code/Project URL:


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