Captain Ishian: Report!
Intercom: There has been an explosion in the hydroponics bay
Captain Ishian: How bad is it?
Beings: Give us a few minutes.
Beings: It’s serious!
Captain Ishian: Can we fix it?
Beings: We can patch it for a little while but it won’t last. Not this time.
Captain Ishian: It is time we found that planet we have been looking for.
Captain Ishain: Is that offer to help still open?
What does it mean?
Hydroponics – Growing plants with their roots suspended in a nutrient rich solution rather than soil.
Is that all?
Growing Salads for Long-Term Human Space Travel – NASA scientist, Ray Wheeler, studies growing plants using hydroponic techniques.