DailyDirt: Meals On Mars

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Astronauts might hibernate on the way to Mars, but they'll eventually need to wake up and eat something. Astronaut food isn't just freeze-dried ice cream and tubes of mashed up mystery meat. Even though microgravity can adversely affect a person's sense of taste, that doesn't mean astronauts should be expected to live on endlessly dreary meals. Here are just a few links on space foods that astronauts might enjoy. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    That One Guy (profile), 24 Oct 2014 @ 6:02pm

    Astronaut food, historical and current

    For a little history of 'space food', there's a 20-minute video that the people at Tested created, where they interview one of the people in charge of the lab that creates the food that astronauts eat, as well as discuss how the 'meals' served to astronauts have changed over the years.

    Tasting Astronaut Food: Inside NASA's Space Food Systems Laboratory
    http://youtu.be/6vVle67Tfjc

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