Country of Origin: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
3-D Test: 17.8 x 3.8 x 3.8cm (7 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)
Painted metal (aluminum?) with plastic cap
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