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  • Dr. Stutte preparing a project for the ISS

Specializing in Space Agriculture and Controlled Environment Technology

Identify and facilitate opportunities to utilize microgravity environment for individuals, organizations and institutions.

Apply space-based technology in controlled environment agriculture, vertical farming and plant factories.

Utilize the microgravity to accelerate development of biological solutions to terrestrial problems.



In the press

Stutte, el investigador de la NASA cuyos estudios inspiraron a "The Martian" (Español)  El Comercio 20 May, 2017 

NASA explores how to colonize the planet Mars La Estrella de Panamá 22 May, 2017 

Bright Future,
Greenhouse Management, July, 2016 

Research Payloads From SpaceX-8 Arrive at the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory
SpaceRef  11 April,  2016

An Interview with Dr. Gary Stutte
Urban Ag News,  Isssue 13, April, 2016

Space Agriculture is Bringing Farming Indoors. 
Environmentatal Scientist , Febuary, 2016  pg 34-41.

Indoor Vertical Farming 2015: 
What I’ve learned. 
Urban Ag News, 13 August 2015 

Astronauts eat lettuce grown in space.
Growing Produce.  11 August, 2015 

↓ In the press archives...

Upcoming Meetings

Participating at Ag Tech Worlds Collide, Ralaigh, NC
21 February, 2018

Presenting “Food production in CEA”  1 March, 2018 during Expocomer 2018 (Panama City, Panama, 
28 February – 2 March, 2018

Participating in USDA NCERA 101 Controlled Environment Technology and Use meeting in Ralaigh, NC commemorating the 50th anniversary of the UNC Phytotron.
15 April - 18 April, 2018

I’m looking forward to supporting Puerto Rico next summer as Key Note Speaker at
the 45th Annual Meeting of Plant Growth Regulation Society of America,  San Juan Puerto Rico,  10-14 June, 2018.

Recent Presentations

Sustainability of Long Duration Space Mission:  Plant Microbes and a Controlled Environment Plant Regulation Society of America,  6-10 August, 2017, Anchorage, AK
Growing Food in Space-Light Technology for Earth XIX International Botanical Congress,  21 July, 2017
Shenzhen, China

Increasing Production of Phytochemicals in Controlled Environments American Council for Medicinally Active Plants.  
20-23 June, 2017
Clemson University.

Space Agriculture and Controlled Environments NCERA 101 Controlled Environment Technology and Use Conference
9-12 April
Pacific Grove, CA

Growing Food in Space- Applying Knowledge on Earth International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture.  
17-19 May, 2017
Panama City, Panama 

Plant/Microbe interactions counter negative effects of microgravity on Plant Growth?
International Space Station Research and Development Conference, San Diego, CA,
12-14 July, 2016

Space-Age Technology to increase yield and improve quality of traditional medicinal plants.
American Council for Medicinally Active Plants, Lima, Peru 28 June-1 July, 2016

Space Agriculture: Insights and implications for plant factories:
Plant Factory and Agricultural Expo, Taipei, Taiwan 16-17 June, 2016

Space Agriculture: Past, Present and Future, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL 15 April, 2016

Space Agriculture: NASA Contributions to Vertical Agriculture, Plant Factory 2015, Seoul National University, Korea 26-27 November, 2015

SyNRGE LLC: Space Agriculture and Controlled Environments, NanoRacks ISS Workshop, Leiden, Netherlands, 7-9 December, 2015

Space Agriculture: Role of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture, Panama City, Panama, 20-22 May 2015

Plant in Space: An Irish Connection, National University Ireland-Galway, Galway, Ireland February, 2015

Commercial transition to LEDs: A Pathway to High Value Products? American Society for Horticultural Science, Orlando Florida, 28-31 July, 2014

↓ 2014-2016 Presentations...

Video and Audio Clips

SyNRGE experiment featured on Irelands RTE1 Science Squad, September, 2013

Gary Stutte Interview,  EU Research Careers and Mobility Conference, May, 2013

Gary Stutte featured in documentary, The Power of Plants, October, 2012

Mars Rising: Episode IV-The Human Factor, 2007

Plants are an Effective Tool to Fight Pollution.
New Dehli TV (NDTV), 25 August, 2015


Personal information


Professional Affiliations


Space Florida



Association for Vertical Farming