EDEN ISS is an example of a controlled environment plant growth facility in an extreme weather location. Utilizing the latest controls and lighting technology, the objective of the €4.5 million project is to help achieve safe food production on board the ISS, future human space exploration vehicles and planetary outposts.
In this, the second part of our feature on the EDEN ISS project, German Aerospace DLR researcher Paul Zabel explains directly from Antarctica the technology they are using in this remote controlled environment:
The purpose of this blog is to provide insight on the technologies associated with plant growth chambers around the world by showcasing their usage in universities, institutes and other research centers of excellence.
The blog draws upon the work of clients and other users of controlled environment equipment, Conviron subject matter experts and Conviron’s long history as the world’s leading manufacturer of controlled environments.