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When people live throughout the solar system, we'll need some way to feed them that doesn't involve constant shipments of Earth-grown food. Will the asteroid belt be our new cosmic food court?

Host: Caitlin Hofmeister

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Sources:
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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Soyuz_TMA-2_launch.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/images/apollo_image_25.html
https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/5396/mosaic-of-mars/
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Falcon_Heavy_cropped.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mayflower_in_Plymouth_Harbor,_by_William_Halsall.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_372.html
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coal_bituminous.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Allende_meteorite.jpg
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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/soil-background-gm172435729-23731010
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/icon-set-agriculture-gm180703768-27267352

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