Space Food, Meal Package, Day 1, Meal A, Apollo 11 (Red)


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Concourse - 1st Floor at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This food package contains a meal for an Apollo astronaut and was flown aboard the Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969. The contents of the package are individual bags of dehydrated food and a drink, all of which would would have required rehydrating with hot or cold water before eating.

NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center transferred this to the National Air and Space Museum in 1971.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center


Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Exterior bag: Plastic
  • Interior bags: Plastic, dehydrated food, foil


3-D: 19.1 x 20.3 x 5.1cm (7 1/2 x 8 x 2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories