The Importance of Space Food For Astronauts

Posted by Harmony House Foods, Inc. on 3/8/2016 to News
Harmony House Food in SpaceAt the 2011 International Mars Society Convention, Dr. Jean Hunter of the Mars Desert Research Station answered a question very close to all of our hearts: Why is food so important? But in this case, Dr. Hunter is referring to the necessity of food specifically for astronauts in space. She affirms that “food is essential to the crew’s health and to their physical performance,” but her research and experiences have led to an understanding that “it’s also essential psychologically” and more emotionally significant than some may have previously understood.