space food

A Salad Bar for the Space Station

by Jason Major April 11, 2014

Freeze-dried bags of dehydrated “astronaut food” may seem like a fun novelty for school kids on Earth, but despite all the hard work that goes into providing the residents of the Space Station with nutritious and varied meal options there’s one thing that remains a rare and elusive commodity on astronauts’ menus: fresh produce. Although […]

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NASA Looks at 3-D Food Printer for Star Trek-like Replicator

by David Dickinson May 22, 2013

The International Space Station may soon have its very own Star Trek food replicator. Earlier this week, NASA awarded a $125,000 six month grant to the Systems & Materials Research Cooperation to design a 3D printer capable of printing a pizza from 30-year shelf stable foodstuffs. David Dickinson on Google+

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