Nanoracks, a commercial space company plans developing orbiting greenhouses for super-resilient crops that would grow in the harshest environments on Earth.
The American company, in Houston, Texas, contracted with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) to open a space farming research center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The lab would research resilient crops, fly the crops in space and subsequently test the ability of the crops to grow in arid conditions on our planet.
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