🔗 NASA Really Is Trying to Grow Potatoes on Mars | WSJ

Mark Watney's vision of colonizing Mars may come to life some day.

Scientists who have traveled here to the Peruvian desert say they have the answer. Potatoes. Researchers at the Lima-based International Potato Center and scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration are studying which type of potato could be best suited for extraterrestrial farming to support a human settlement on Mars. If everything goes as planned, the Martian colonies could be munching on french fries, chips and mashed potatoes one day.

NASA Really Is Trying to Grow Potatoes on Mars | WSJ

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