Cooking in Space

Solving Space: Cooking in Space

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What could be more extreme than cooking in zero gravity? Could you imagine preparing dinner weightless? Cooking can be a daunting task on Earth. So, just imagine the

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Mars food production

Solving Space: Growing greens

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space, and one of the more extreme aspects to space exploration is figuring out what to eat. What’s for dinner on Mars? This question may sound silly, but it’s

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Tortillas in space

Solving Space: Tortillas

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. Perhaps one of the more extreme aspects of space travel is the menu. NASA goes to extreme lengths to produce safe, nutritious, and tasty cosmic cuisine for its

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Pop Quiz: Space Food

Would you be able to survive for months on end with a predetermined menu and a carefully rationed supply of food and beverages? In space, you can’t run out to the store if a particular food craving hits, and you have to be careful about how much you snack with

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NEEMO

Solving Space: NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. NASA takes advantage of Earth’s most extreme environments to prepare astronauts for life in zero gravity. One example is NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) expeditions where crews

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Solitaire: Heroes of Space and Flight

Take a break while you learn about the heroes of space and flight in this informative game of solitaire. Reveal some of the pioneers who paved the way, and learn while you play! The deck features heroes such as: Bessie Coleman, the first African-American to be licensed as a pilot

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Deep Space Habitat concept

Solving Space: Deep Space Habitat

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What will the first deep space habitats look like and how will they sustain life? In previous posts, we’ve covered what two specific deep space habitats (lunar and

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Pop Quiz: Space Habitats

What will space habitats look like as humans travel farther from home, to the Moon, Mars, and beyond? How is NASA preparing people for the longer duration space missions required of deep space exploration? How will humans prepare for and survive the next giant leap? Take this quiz and find

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martian habitat

Solving Space: Martian Habitat

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What will the first Martian habitats look like and how will they sustain life? Sending humans to Mars is the next giant leap in human space exploration. However,

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Solving Space: Lunar Habitat

This summer, we are exploring how we push human extremes in order to survive and thrive in the harsh environments of space. What will the first lunar habitats look like and how will they sustain life? When NASA sends astronauts to the surface of the Moon for the Artemis Program,

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