food in space

Plants can grow in lunar regolith, but they’re not happy about it

NASA is sending astronauts back to the Moon by the end of this decade, and hope to send humans to…

3 months ago

Cultured Meat Could Keep Astronauts fed in Space

The ESA is investigating lab-grown meat as a possible application of feeding astronauts on long-duration missions away from Earth.

4 months ago

Future Astronauts Could Enjoy Fresh Vegetables From an Autonomous Orbital Greenhouse

A team from a Russian polytechnic university is working on an autonomous space module where fresh vegetables could be grown…

2 years ago

How Do Astronauts Celebrate Thanksgiving On The Space Station?

As Americans get ready for turkey feasts and other Thanksgiving goodies today, let's take a few moments to think about…

8 years ago