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The First Antarctic Greenhouse Harvest May Lettuce Go to Mars

Think keeping a desk plant alive is tough? Try farming in Antarctica

By Kat Eschner

Lettuce on the moon might sound like the name of a prog-rock song, but that’s the eventual plan. This morning, Germany’s Aerospace Centre DLR announced that their experimental Antarctic greenhouse had…

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