What Food Will We Eat On Mars?


What Food Will We Eat On Mars?

So say humans actually step foot on the Red Planet, what will those space pioneers eat once they're there? Anthony gives us a taste of what a Martian diet might consist of.

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More Than 100K Vie for One-Way Ticket to Mars
"The Mars One Foundation's open casting call for Mars colonists has no shortage of applicants for a spot on a four-man crew that the non-profit hopes to send to the Red Planet in 2022."

Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation
"2013 Mission: To study food preparation strategies for long-term space exploration"

Just How Nasty Is Space Food?
"Since the days of Project Mercury's squeeze tubes, the food scientists at Johnson Space Center have come back to Earth a bit."

How Space Food Works
"By the 1960s, NASA achieved an extraordinary technological feat by sending men into space. Yet one deceptively simple aspect of space travel took several more years to perfect: the food."

Space Food: What Astronauts Eat Today
What is the HI-SEAS food study?
"The HI-SEAS crew made this video during their two-seek shake-down at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS). The purpose of their two-weeks at MDRS was to get prepared for their longer 4-month mission in Hawaii."

Morning Light for a Better Night's Sleep?
"Sleeping in space is tricky. Loud machines on the space shuttle and space station and floating-arm awkwardness in low gravity can keep astronauts awake. Plus, there's no 24-hour sunrise and sunset cycle to cue the body's circadian system."

HI-SEAS Recipes

Recipe Contest: Spicy Veggie Sushi Rolls
"Angelo and Yajaira help the crew celebrate the beginning of the last month by making Spicy Veggie Sushi Rolls submitted to the HI-SEAS recipe contest by Michele McGinn."

HI-SEAS Recipe: Cajun Style Spam Jambalaya
"Sian and Yajaira heat up the hab with a spicy Cajun Style Spam Jambalaya submitted the HI-SEAS recipe contest by James Harris."

Manned Mock Mars Mission Wrapping up in Hawaii
"The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) is nearing the end of its 120-day mission on the northern slope of Mauna Loa."

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