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Coffee with Milk, Soviet

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This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition station at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.


Manufacturer: ETKVL Poltsamaa Pollmajanduskombinat

Country of Origin: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Dimensions: 3-D: 17.8 x 3.8 x 3.8cm (7 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Materials: 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

Inventory number: A19720634000

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