Space Food for the Final Frontier Course at MIT
At the course on Space Food held at MIT, attendees learned about the challenges and innovations in space food technology for long-duration missions and how food science and culinary experiences are used to overcome space travel constraints. The course was attended by a diverse group of students and professionals, including Harvard University School of Public Health students, MIT engineers, and senior food technologists from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center.
During the course, Astreas showcased its latest product, Space Truffles, which are functional foods designed specifically for astronauts. The attendees had the opportunity to taste the truffles and learn about the company's innovative approach to space food technology, making it accessible to everyone. Astreas is the first commercial space food company, and their course provided valuable insights into the future of functional foods and space nutrition.