Researcher Wieger Wamelink inspects the plants grown on Mars and moon soil simulant in a research facility at Wageningen University in The Netherlands. Photo: AFP

Scientists simulate soils of moon and Mars to grow vegetables that are out of this world

The search for a way to grow food elsewhere in the solar system intensifies in a Dutch greenhouse, as Nasa and private companies plan manned expeditions to the Red Planet within 15 years

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Researcher Wieger Wamelink inspects the plants grown on Mars and moon soil simulant in a research facility at Wageningen University in The Netherlands. Photo: AFP
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