WORKING TOGETHER TO ADVANCE SPACE DEVELOPMENT



AGRICULTURE WORKING GROUP (AgWG)


ABOUT:
The Agriculture Working Group (AgWG) seeks to develop a Plan for how a greenhouse and aquaponics could be used in an initial UniHab meeting the nutritional, air-processing, water-processing, and fiber needs of an Initial Crew of eight.


OBJECTIVES:
   - Identify the food plants that can be grown hydroponically.
   - Write up a description of how fish could be fed and grow.
   - Write up a description of how what a hydro/aquaponic greenhouse would be able to support an Initial Crew of eight.


PROJECTS:
   - Develop a table-top demonstrator of the integration of a hydroponic garden growing at least one plan of each major category, a fish tank, algae drapes, and bioreactor.
   - Be able to produce an example meal from the produce grown from the table-top demonstrator.
Ultimately the AWG hopes to take the lessons learned from the demonstrator and with funds raised, create a full-size system to be installed in the UniHab of the Moon-Mars Analogue Base (MMAB).


TEAM MEMBERS:
   - Bryce Meyer - St. Louis Space Frontier
   - Chris Wolfe - Virginia
   - Chris Morrison - Seattle, WA
   - Doug Plata (ex officio) - SDN President


INTERNAL LINKS:
   - Food List
   - Demonstrator Meal
   - DemoPlant
   - Food Processes
   - Master Ag Plan
   - Kitchen Hardware
   - Culinary Principles


EXTERNAL LINKS:
   - Please suggest some links.


ACTIVITY:
   - (08Jun19) Minutes - First meeting (at ISDC)
   - (28Aug19) Minutes - First telecon



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