space food

Motherboard

This Startup Is Making Food Mostly Out of Air and Electricity

Solar Foods says its protein powder is “completely” disconnected from agriculture. But its currently low production yield of 1 kg per day raises red flags.
Audrey Carleton
1.24.19
HOTY2017

This Engineer Is Building a DIY Mars Habitat In His Backyard

How Jeff Raymond is pioneering sustainable agriculture for Earth and Mars.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.15.17
Food

Happy Space Thanksgiving: How the Food-Stuffed Holiday Went Orbital

“Just as on Earth, our feelings about Thanksgiving in space weren’t determined by the quality or the appearance of the meal—but by the people we shared it with.”
Becky Ferreira
11.21.17
space food

Pizza and Ice Cream Are Headed for the International Space Station

Sounds a lot better than your average space food.
Nick Rose
11.14.17
John Glenn

Can We Thank John Glenn for Astronaut Ice Cream?

Not exactly, but astronaut food has certainly taken one giant leap since John Glenn first orbited the earth.
Gigen Mammoser
12.10.16
space food

NASA Is Making ‘Sustainable’ Space Food for Deep Space Travel

How do you feed astronauts who are going to be propelled 40,000 miles beyond the moon?
Nick Rose
11.29.16
Mars

Why Martian Settlers Will Eat Potatoes, Insects, Algae and Mushrooms

Watch an aerospace engineer give a Martian cooking class.
Andrew Rader
11.17.16
nasa

NASA’s 3D Food Printer Will Make Pizza at Amusement Parks

Astronauts were hoping for better space food, but budget cuts got in the way.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
8.10.16
space food

We'll 'Probably' Be Able to Eat Vegetables Grown in Martian Soil

One of the biggest obstacles to inhabiting Mars, aside from the 300 or days of travel and eating space food for that entire duration, will be figuring out what to eat once our needy, pesky species touches down on the planet.
Nick Rose
6.28.16
Canada

How Space Technology Will Produce the Best Weed Ever

Canada's botanists are turning their attention to cannabis research.
Brian Owens
6.21.16
Space

Astronauts Are About to Eat the First Vegetables Grown in Space

Today, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will sample the first vegetable ever to have been grown in space: red romaine lettuce.
Phoebe Hurst
8.10.15
videos

​How to Make Tacos in Space

Microgravity cooking lessons from astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.
Becky Ferreira
6.4.15
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