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Life on Mars a possibility with new indoor-farming technology

  • 1 Sep 2017

A US-based company has developed technology that can replicate any kind of climate inside a shipping container, bringing sustenance on a mission on Mars one step closer to reality.

The company, Local Roots Farms, has joined forces with Space X, a company that's trying to get people to Mars. (File photo/ Reuters)

A company in California says it could be the first to grow food on Mars.

Local Roots Farms has developed an indoor farm that could feed astronauts on longer-term space missions.

They say their technology will also benefit the earth as it uses less water than traditional farming techniques.

TRT World’s Frances Read reports from Los Angeles.

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