Prototype BLSS lunar greenhouse

Phil Sadler, Gene A Giacomelli, Roberto Furfaro, Randy Patterson, Murat Kacira

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The Prototype BLSS Lunar Greenhouse currently in operation at the University of Arizona - Controlled Environment Agriculture Center in Tucson, Arizona is an Advanced Life Support technology demonstration for supporting a sustained human presence at the future lunar science outpost. The focus of the investigation is to demonstrate water recycling, air revitalization, and food production using NASA targeted crops within a semi-closed system utilizing a scaled prototype lunar greenhouse design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSAE Technical Papers
StatePublished - 2009
EventInternational Conference on Environmental Systems, ICES 2009 - Savannah, GA, United States
Duration: Jul 12 2009Jul 12 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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