Design a small-scale analog of a closed-loop Martian greenhouse using a sealable pressure vessel. You'll be provided with materials and technologies. Prepare a working prototype.
In Spring 2016, this course was offered in conjunction with 62492 ’Mars Habitat: Building an Atmosphere’ with Christina Ciardullo.
Together these two courses explored going to Mars from compleme...more
The goal of this project is to create an enclosed habitat that has simple systems that cater to the plant's basic needs. Because we are flying this habitat over 48 million miles to an unfamiliar location with little opportunity for manual intervention, we need to focus on the reducing the number of features and systems in this habitat.
To create a hydroponic closed loop system with shrimp and algae.