Space Food, Pecans, Apollo 16

This spacefood package contains roasted pecans packed in small portions for easy chewing. It was flown on the Apollo 16 mission in April, 1972, but not consumed and was returned to Earth.

Each Apollo crew member was provided with three meals per day which provided approximately 2,800 calories per day. Additionally, snack food items such as these pecans were provided.

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Spacer Center to the Smithsonian Institution in 1986.