BGU | The Sky is No Limit

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A Green Shoot on the Moon? Researchers from the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research are collaborating in an experiment testing the feasibility of space agriculture | The experiment will be transported on SpaceIL’s Beresheet-2 moon lander

As part of the Alpha-1 experiment, a small, hermetically sealed chamber will be flown in SpaceIL’s Beresheet-2 spacecraft carrying seeds and plants capable of surviving stress conditions while dormant.

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