Life support

Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner

Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner

Mankind is planning for long-duration crewed missions, one of the most important things is to make sure that the crews have enough of the bare essentials to last for a long time. This is no easy task, since a crewed spacecraft will be a crew’s entire world for months on end. That means that a sufficient amount of food, water and oxygen will need to be brought along.