Closed ecosystems for aerospace exploration

Scientists Joe Hanson and Clair Folsome are the ones who developed the ecosphere. After the successful development of the first ecospheres several decades ago, NASA's Aerospace Propulsion Laboratory followed with the idea of ​​continuing to develop these systems for two reasons. First, this tiny miniature of planet Earth could provide information for NASA's Planet Earth Mission program, designed to study Earth's biosphere. Second, it could help NASA's research project on life support systems, aimed at building space stations to explore our solar system.

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