Previous  Next
Mercury Manned Mission Overview
Food kit used by Mercury astronauts

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).

Catalog Date: 12 May 1962
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S62-08742

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation