Creating a self-contained ecosystem to sustain life on Mars

<p>Scientists at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) form part of the European Space Agency's&nbsp;MELiSSA&nbsp;(Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative) project. Pilot Plant Technical Coordinator&nbsp;Dr&nbsp;Carol Arnau Jimenez explains how they are working towards their goal&nbsp;of creating <a href="../../../../../../tech-science/item/creating-a-self-contained-ecosystem-to-sustain-life-on-mars" target="_blank">an artificial closed-loop ecosystem that produces food, water, and oxygen</a>.</p> <p><em>Reporting by Cristina Tom&agrave;s White and video editing by Alicia Egorov</em></p> / ACN


March 20, 2021 01:35 PM