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

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition 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:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Whirlpool Corporation

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center

Materials

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

Dimensions

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

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Inventory Number

A19710821000