Collection Item Summary:
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.
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National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Gift of Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow
3-D: 15.2 x 6.4 x 1.3cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
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