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Space Food, Meal Package, Day 1, Meal A, Apollo 11 (Red)

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Space Food, Meal Package, Day 1, Meal A, Apollo 11 (Red)

Space Food, Meal Package, Day 1, Meal A, Apollo 11 (Red)

This food package contains a meal for an Apollo astronaut and was flown aboard the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969. The contents of the package are individual bags of dehydrated food and a drink, all of which would would have required rehydrating with hot or cold water before eating.

NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center transferred this to the National Air and Space Museum in 1971.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center


Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corporation

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions:
3-D: 19.1 x 20.3 x 5.1cm (7 1/2 x 8 x 2 in.)

Materials:
Exterior bag: Plastic Interior bags: Plastic, dehydrated food, foil


Inventory number: A19710821000


This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.


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