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Soup, Green Cabbage, Tube, 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 tube of Green Cabbage soup that Soviet cosmonauts could eat. The plastic-lined metal tube contains a single portion of the soup that the cosmonauts can empty into his or her mouth. This specimen was not flown in space. An American 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/coated metal tube (aluminum?) with plasticc cap


3-D: 17.8 x 5.1 x 5.1cm (7 x 2 x 2 in.)

Country of Origin

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

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