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3D printing food in space

NASA is working on 3D printing food in space. They already have results, even if the food isn’t all that yummy yet.

“Hey, what’s for dinner tonight in the Space Station Kitchen?
“Green, brown, red, and yellow glop and parts!”
“Yum”

Right now, astronauts on the space station are eating the same seven days of food on rotations of two or three weeks,” said astronautical engineer Michelle Terfansky, who studied the potential and challenges of making 3-D printed food in space for a master thesis at the University of Southern California. “It gets the job done, but it not exactly home cooking.”

Here on planet earth, companies are working on 3D printing raw meat.

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