Apollo Space Food Turkey and Gravy

     

Apollo Space Food Turkey and Gravy

On Christmas Eve, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission, the astronauts opened their meal packages to discover thermo-stabilized turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce that they could eat with a spoon. This meal did not have to be re-hydrated. 

Image Number: WEB13206-2013
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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