Food plays an intimate role in the life of man. Not only is food required for survival, but its preparation, taste, color and consistency have an important relation to man’s attitudes and performance. In space, where environmental stimuli may be expected to be at a minimum and crew duties routine and perhaps monotonous, food, together with recreation, sanitation facilities and comfortable work surroundings, will have a bearing upon the efficient performance of crew tasks.


Food Storage Space Craft Ferrous Gluconate Food Acceptance Space Ship 


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  • Richard W. Lawton
    • 1
  1. 1.General Electric CompanyPhiladelphiaUSA

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