Space Food, Turkey and Gravy, Apollo (White)

This package of spacefood contains a turkey and gravy combination and would have required minimal treatment before consumption. This style of food preparation and packaging was created in an effort to improve the flavor of the foods eaten by astronauts during flight.

Like the other foods, this food was nutritious, lightweight and could be stored in a minimum of space. It was protected with an aluminized, 4-ply, laminated film coating, which protected the food from loss of flavor, moisture and oxygen invasion, and spoiling.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army N-Labs

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Exterior: Aluminized polyethelyne
Interior: Turkey and gravy
Dimensions
3-D: 17.8 x 10.8cm (7 x 4 1/4 in.)

This package of spacefood contains a turkey and gravy combination and would have required minimal treatment before consumption. This style of food preparation and packaging was created in an effort to improve the flavor of the foods eaten by astronauts during flight.

Like the other foods, this food was nutritious, lightweight and could be stored in a minimum of space. It was protected with an aluminized, 4-ply, laminated film coating, which protected the food from loss of flavor, moisture and oxygen invasion, and spoiling.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army N-Labs

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Exterior: Aluminized polyethelyne
Interior: Turkey and gravy
Dimensions
3-D: 17.8 x 10.8cm (7 x 4 1/4 in.)

ID: A19850817000