CU students hoping to improve food for astronauts


BY THE DAILY CAMERA

BOULDER | Students at the University of Colorado are hoping to help astronauts get better meals.

Students and faculty experts are working on robots that can control on-board gardens to provide fresh food, unlike the pre-packaged fare they bring with them. Advisers say the program could also help the handicapped and the elderly.

According to the Boulder Daily Camera (http://bit.ly/LtM34q ), the new food could include spinach, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries and cabbages.

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Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/

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