In January, fresh cookies were baked aboard the International Space Station for the first time. NASA is developing broader food options for the social and mental health benefits for crews on long missions: “Preparing food for fellow crewmates is an act of caring with its own psychological impact.”

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They didn’t even get to eat them. Such torture.


Next thing you know, they’ll be sending raw potatoes to mars so they can prepare a thanksgiving dinner.


This is very interesting to me as an avid baker. There are so many variables that can effect how baking turns out here on earth like humidity and elevation. Yeast is living and I’m seriously wondering if bread would rise with no gravity.


Oh man now I want to make chocolate chip cookie balls that don’t flatten when baked.


But they didn’t explain HOW they did it. Like, a pressure cooker? Was the dough flying around in the over? COME ON!