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University of Hawaii students develop farm built to feed astronauts

  • UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    UH engineering students Preston Tran, James Thesken and Gabor Paczolay work on the Box Farm system, which can seed, plant and monitor growth autonomously.

  • UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    The Box Farm system can seed, plant and monitor growth autonimously.

It’s called Box Farm, and it is literally a farm in a box — an automated hydroponic gardening system that one day might grow vegetables, from seed to harvest, for astronauts during long and arduous missions to far-away planets. Read more

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