Take a photographic tour of NASA's space food through the decades

It falls to NASA's Advanced Food Technology Project not only to ensure that the food astronauts eat in space is safe, nutritious, and palatable, but also to see that it's properly packaged for spaceflight, storage, and weightless consumption. While the AFTP is developing ways to keep food fresh for manned space… »1/26/13 2:30pm1/26/13 2:30pm

Gourmet Magazine's History of Space Food Reveals Our Ultimate Goal: Distilling Cheap Liquor In Space

Tiny red light-emitting diodes infuse potato plants with life even in the unnatural environment of a space station — fueling our brave hope that one day, astronauts will be able to make their own vodka. Food in space has come a long way, as a new space-food retrospective proves. »5/21/09 4:30pm5/21/09 4:30pm