AstroGro is a 3D-Printed and Self-Sustainable Micro Farming Concept

By: Jana Pijak - Apr 23, 2015
References: astrogro & 3dprint
AstroGro is a 3D-printed and self-sustainable micro farming concept that is designed to grow fresh and organic produce while in space. Recognizing the evolution of additive manufacturing, the team behind this innovative concept was inspired by 3D printed food but decided to take things a step further. The result are digitized pods that are able to grow their own food supply, ultimately making fresh produce available to space explorers.

Each AstroGro micro farming pod is fitted with intuitive artificial intelligence that is able to sense growth and nutrient levels for its plant supply. In addition to providing a renewable food supply for those in space, these pods will also create clean oxygen for the astronauts who are meant to use them.