“Fresh food is one of the biggest boosts of morale for astronauts. Now they get to watch the strawberry grow, see the it develop, turn from pink to red. There's a psychological benefit through those visual cues. And at the end, you get the prize [to eat].”
- Heather Hava, Ph.D. student in Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, and winner, 2016 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Robotic Space Garden
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