Coffee with Milk, Soviet

Coffee with Milk, Soviet

     

This is a package of coffee with milk that was prepared as space food for Soviet cosmonauts. It was not flown in space. The package contains condensed coffee and milk in a plastic-coated metal tube. All are contained in a sealed, plastic container that reseembles a toothpaste tube. The Poltsamaa Agricultural Factory in the Estonian Republic of the USSR prepared this food. A donor gave this item to the museum in the 1970s.

Gift of Dr. Paula Campbell, San Antonio, TX

Country of Origin
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Manufacturer
ETKVL Poltsamaa Pollmajanduskombinat

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Painted metal (aluminum?) with plastic cap
Dimensions
3-D: 17.8 x 3.8 x 3.8cm (7 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

This is a package of coffee with milk that was prepared as space food for Soviet cosmonauts. It was not flown in space. The package contains condensed coffee and milk in a plastic-coated metal tube. All are contained in a sealed, plastic container that reseembles a toothpaste tube. The Poltsamaa Agricultural Factory in the Estonian Republic of the USSR prepared this food. A donor gave this item to the museum in the 1970s.

Gift of Dr. Paula Campbell, San Antonio, TX

Country of Origin
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Manufacturer
ETKVL Poltsamaa Pollmajanduskombinat

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Human Spaceflight

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Painted metal (aluminum?) with plastic cap
Dimensions
3-D: 17.8 x 3.8 x 3.8cm (7 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

ID: A19720634000