Coffee with Milk, Soviet


Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

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.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Paula Campbell, San Antonio, TX


Painted metal (aluminum?) with plastic cap


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

Country of Origin

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

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