Childhood memories across the country are reeling in nostalgia, dreaming of a time when you could go down to the local corner store and grab yourself one or more of these snacks. We pay tribute to the favourites that are no longer with us. Remember those triangular icy treats?
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There are two things all kids love with certainty — outer space and snack foods. Well, dinosaurs, too. This is why growing up in the s, '70s and '80s was golden.
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Space Food Sticks are snacks created for the Pillsbury Company in the late s by the company's chief food technologist, Howard Bauman. Bauman was instrumental later in establishing the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points regulations used for food safety. Bauman and his team were instrumental in creating the first solid food consumed by a NASA astronaut: small food cubes eaten by Scott Carpenter on board Aurora 7 in
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Tang, the orange flavoured breakfast drink, is so synonymous with NASA that people seem to think the space agency invented it. Inspired, Post founded the Postum Cereal Co. InGeneral Foods hired chemist Dr.
When people think about what NASA has done for the Earth-bound among us, most cite the invention of space foam and Tang among its greatest accomplishments. Left, a s advertisement for Tang with an image of a Gemini spacecraft in orbit that draws a comparison between the astronauts and the average consumer. Clever marketing. The Kellogg brothers had developed the dry cereal for their patients as well as Postum, a cereal beverage Post preferred to coffee since he shied away from caffein.
For instance, how astronauts eat in space? Space food is a variety of food products, specially created and processed for consumption by astronauts in outer space. The food has specific requirements of providing balanced nutrition for individuals working in space, while being easy and safe to store, prepare and consume in the machinery-filled low gravity environments of manned spacecraft.
Explorers and travelers throughout history have had to develop methods for preserving food and carrying enough food for their journeys. This problem was especially difficult during the time when people made long sea voyages on sailing ships. Great explorers like Columbus, Magellan and Cook carried dried foods and foods preserved in salt and brine.