Bart Womack likes to be prepared, and he has found no better resource than NASA. After all, an agency preparing for survival in the frozen void of space is ready for anything.
NASA has worked for decades to develop a life-support system that functions as a self-replenishing ecology. At the heart of this work was the Controlled Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) program, which ran for about 25 years, between the late 1970s and early 2000s, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It relied especially on plants, which recycle waste into food and oxygen.
Continue reading the NASA.gov article, "NASA Astronaut Life Support Research Helps Earth Families Grow Food" here!