Grant Goldner
GOLDner The Element of Art and Science
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Space Case

MATERIAL SCIENCE + CRADLE TO CRADLE

Edible food packaging for the future of sustainable space travel. In future deep space missions trash removal is not an option. To prevent on board trash build up, Space Case proposes a closed loop use of food packaging waste.

Grow Food > Reduce Waste

Grow Food > Reduce Waste

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Grow Food With Food Packaging

Grow Food With Food Packaging

Space Case was developed for NASA's VEGGIE plant growth system on the International Space Station

Yes You Can Grow Plants in Bioplastic

The Harvard Wyss Institute's research on growing plants in Chitosan, chitan extract, sets precedent for bioplastic food packaging as a nutrient.

Astronauts Love Sauce

Astronauts Love Sauce

Commander Chris Hadfield explains an astronauts love for hot sauce stems from microgravity induced congestion. Sauces also add variety to limited food selections.

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Food Packaging Melts into Sauce

Food Packaging Melts into Sauce

The Material Recipie

The Material Recipie

Boil an edible plasticizer (glycerine) to give stiffness to a natural polymerizable (agar) material. Pour on a non stick and dry on an absorbent surface. 

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