Lunar Greenhouse: Eating salad in space or growing it on Earth | Medill Reports | CALS in the News |

The Lunar Greenhouse model on display at a Chicago expo this week may be the solution to gardening in space. Even after 12 years, Dr. Gene Giacomelli, director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC), and his team are working on improvements to furhter automate the greenhouse, where hydroponics provide the plants with water and nutrients.