3 Myths About Astronaut Food

Scientists have come up with some really creative ways to keep astronauts well fed in space for days and months at a time. But you should take some stories about space food with a grain of salt.

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Sources:
https://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/everydaylife/jamestown-needs-fs.html
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/bios/mercury_mission.html
https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/apollo-to-the-moon/online/astronaut-life/breathing-drinking.cfm
https://history.nasa.gov/SP-368/s6ch1.htm
https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/aam/cami/library/online_libraries/aerospace_medicine/tutorial/media/III.1.3_Nutrition_and_Hydration.doc
https://www.foodandwine.com/lifestyle/how-nasa-made-tang-cool
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https://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/home/myth_tang.html
https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/apollo-to-the-moon/online/astronaut-life/food-in-space.cfm
https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/features/F_Food_for_Space_Flight.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/12/astronaut-food-international-space-station/548255/
https://www.aiaa.org/uploadedFiles/Education_and_Careers/STEM_K-12_Outreach/Kids_Place/Space_Activities/Space%20Grocery%20List.pdf
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/about-us/151-people-in-astronomy/space-exploration-and-astronauts/human-spaceflight-current-or-past/953-what-do-astronauts-eat-in-space-can-they-grow-food-beginner
https://www.nasa.gov/vision/space/livinginspace/spacefood_feature.html
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20140016936.pdf
https://www.nasa.gov/johnson/HWHAP/space-food
https://books.google.com/books?id=_6hymYAgC6MC&pg=PA272&lpg=PA272&dq=apollo+water+byproducts+metallic+taste&source=bl&ots=Ny48ZRIDRy&sig=ACfU3U3gLx5ukQFD6qGiB72jGFi4T2vKRQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi08vnNpezgAhUhnOAKHRrjDxMQ6AEwDHoECAgQAQ#v=snippet&q=%22metallic%20taste%20of%20this%20fuel%20cell%20water%22&f=false


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https://images.nasa.gov/details-iss036e005718.html
https://images.nasa.gov/details-John%20Glenn%20.html
https://images.nasa.gov/details-S69-26149.html
https://images.nasa.gov/details-s72-15409.html
https://images.nasa.gov/details-s62-08743.html
https://images.nasa.gov/details-s126e007618.html
https://archive.org/details/GMT321_23_00_PaoloNespoli_PizzaNight
https://archive.org/details/LifeOnStationB-Roll
https://archive.org/details/ISS-Food
https://images.nasa.gov/details-iss036e008131.html
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Freeze-Dried-Ice-Cream.jpg
https://archive.org/details/MercuryGeminiApolloHdResourceReel/Mercury-Gemini-Apollo_HD-ResourceReel_06of12.mov
https://images.nasa.gov/details-iss043e125774.html
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/restaurant-flat-design-chefs-hat-icon-with-side-shadow-gm909346654-250466817

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