Mercury Food Kit
April 7, 2003
Food kit used by Mercury astronauts. Some is dehydrated and needs water, other packets are ready to eat. Size is measured relative to a ruler. Included are packets of mushroom soup, orange-grapefruit juice, cocoa beverage, pineapple juice, chicken with gravy, pears, strawberries, beef and vegetables and other assorted food containers (08742-3); mechanism for connecting water dispensor to dehydrated food containers to facilitate rehydration (08744); Group packets of ready to eat space food, with size being measured by a ruler (8745).
Topics: Disaster Accident, Hospitality Recreation, Chemistry, Matter, Nature, Soup, Juice, space food, Space science, Mercury, Food and drink, Space exploration, dehydrated food containers, assorted food containers, cocoa beverage