Soviet space food and heater, 1962

Soviet space food and heater, 1962

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Caption: Soviet space food and heater. In-flight food heater (left) with food tubes (right), designed to be used in space by Soviet cosmonauts. Space food has to be designed to be eaten in free-fall conditions, as well as providing astronauts with a healthy, balanced meal. The food tubes are placed inside the heater to be warmed up. These tubes were designed to be used in the Vostok program of spaceflights, from 1961 to 1963.

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