Their primary goal was to determine whether cultivated meat, i.e. growing meat in bioreactors using real animal cells, is a viable option for space, as a protein food source that can be produced in-situ. Over the past year, the selected teams, one made up of the German company yuri and Reutlingen University, and the other of UK companies Kayser Space, Cellular Agriculture and Campden BRI, had the chance to develop this idea further with funding from the Discovery element of ESA’s Basic Activities.

Source: ESA – ESA explores cultivated meat for space food

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