Aboard space station, astronauts grow fresh food with help from Madison scientists

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Astronauts on the International Space Station can get a taste of home with the help of produce cultivation systems developed by scientists working in Madison.

About 250 employees of the Nevada-based aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corp. work in the Madison area developing environmental systems that can support human life and grow fresh food in space as well as propulsion systems to get spacecraft to their destinations.

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