Accession Number:

ADA118316

Title:

Food for U.S. Manned Space Flight

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER MA

Report Date:

1982-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

100.0

Abstract:

The food systems which have supported the U.S. manned space flight programs have provided safe, nutritious, acceptable, and convenient food, compatible with the mission, The food systems which supported the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo Flights and the Skylab and Apollo-Soyuz Missions are briefly described. Also, the engineering operational and biological constraints which were imposed in these food systems by the space vehicle and environment are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE