Techniques for living in space continue to evolve, and astronauts have an expanding menu to choose from. In February 2021, the International Space Station enjoyed chicken-flavored space ramen and fried noodles developed by the Japanese manufacturer that had invented instant cup noodles in the past. We also visit a high school to hear about a 14-year class project to make canned mackerel space food. New types of space food – produced in a nation long known for the sophistication of both its technology and cuisine.
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