Space food is not known for being especially delicious. (A message reinforced vehemently by the 2015 movie The Martian.) Thanks to NASA HUNCH, a program that gives students chances to design products for the International Space Station, kids from all across the country are trying to change that.
As part of the HUNCH Culinary Challenge, which was launched in 2015, 30 high school culinary teams will compete to create the most delicious possible space food. Ten finalists will then compete in a culinary competition at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston this April, and the winning dish will ultimately be served on the International Space Station.
- Mushroom Broth is the New Bone Broth
- How to Do Yoga at Julia Child's House
- Astronauts' Space Suits Have Special Pockets for Vodka
According to Glenn Johnson, of NASA, the winning dish will place a premium on both taste and nutrition.