What Do They Eat in Space?

There’s quite a lot of talk about the journey to Mars that is supposed to happen in the following decade. This popular topic made people curious about the astronauts’ lives in space. What do they do up there? How do they move without gravity? And very importantly: what do they eat?

The following infographic answers questions about space food, how it evolved since the 1960s, how it’s prepared in space, and how it needs to be stored. It also includes some space food fun facts, such as why wine and carbonated drinks are not likely to make it to space. Take a look at the infographic and see why food is so important in helping the astronauts do their job well.

Infographic - Evolution of Food in Space: From Bland Puree to Almost Like on Earth

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