It has as of late become known that NASA is offering a $5,00,000 monetary reward (Rs 3.6 crore) to individuals who can think of creative food creation advances for space and here on Earth. NASA as a team with the Canadian Space Agency has welcomed individuals to make game-changing food advancements or frameworks that require negligible information sources and boost nutritious food yields for long-length space missions.
“We are eager to organize with the Canadian Space Agency to lead this test and push the limits of food innovation creation that will help keep our future voyagers sound, realizing that a portion of these advancements could likewise have incredible earthly applications,” said Jim Reuter, partner executive for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate at the office’s central command in Washington.
Contingent upon the sort of innovations the partaking groups present, the Canadian Space Agency will have an equal rivalry with a different application and making a decision about cycle, just as its own prize tote, for taking an interest Canadian groups. Qualifying groups from different nations can likewise contend yet they won’t be qualified for the financial prizes.
“We need to give food that meets the caloric and wholesome prerequisites for our space explorers, yet we need to go above and beyond. The assortment, worthiness, and dietary substance of the food framework can possibly go past supporting the human body to advance mental and physiological wellbeing,” said Grace Douglas, topic master for the test and progressed food innovation lead researcher at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA had before additionally directed another opposition called the ‘Lunar Loo Challenge’ where it said NASA needs individuals to help space travelers crap better on the moon. NASA approached the worldwide local area for its plan ideas around conservative latrines that can work in microgravity as well as in lunar gravity. The test had an absolute prize handbag of $35,000.