NASA food systems: past, present, and future.

@article{Perchonok2002NASAFS,
  title={NASA food systems: past, present, and future.},
  author={Michele H Perchonok and Charles Bourland},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={913-20}
}
The development of space food has been evolving since the Soviet cosmonaut, German Titov, became the first human to eat in space in August 1961. John Glenn was the first American to consume food, applesauce, on the third manned Mercury mission in August 1962. Before these events, there was no knowledge that humans would be able to swallow and, hence, eat in weightlessness. Space food development began with highly engineered foods that met rigid requirements imposed by spacecraft design and… CONTINUE READING
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