NASA gets SYNLawn biobased lawn system at visitor complex


In Florida, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is getting a new lawn from SYNLawn, the only artificial grass manufacturer with a complete plant-based surfacing system. The new lawn was installed in the rocket launch viewing area.

SYNLawn is soy, bio-based, patent-pending backing formula is manufactured in the U.S. and utilized EasyGrass as the installer for these high-traffic areas. The idea for the inclusion of SYNLawn at the visitor complex grew from talks at its 2015 Earth Day Celebration.

“Innovation and agriculture grew together at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with its installation of SYNLawn’s soy-backed grass,” said United Soybean Board Director John Dodson, a Tennessee soybean grower who participated in the original Earth Day discussions. “The choice makes sense for the environment as well as the guests who want to watch our future unfold during rocket launches.”

Other stimulating factors for SYNLawn’s use include its 100 percent recyclable and water conservation properties and the fact it’s made in the USA with soybeans grown in the USA.