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Black Bread, Soviet

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

Summary

Country of Origin: USSR

Dimensions: 3-D: 15.2 x 6.4 x 1.3cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Materials: celophane, bread

This is an unflown package of traditional Russian black bread. The bread is made in small cubes and sealed inside a plastic envelope. A cosmonaut can break off small bite-sized pieces without shedding crumbs inside the spacecraft.

The Director of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow donated this item to the museum while visiting Washington, D. C.

Gift of Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow

Inventory number: A20000783000

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