NASA Photo ID: S62-08742           File Name: 10073474.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 12/05/62
Title: Food kit used by Mercury astronauts
Food kit used by Mercury astronauts. Some is dehydrated and needs water, 
other packets are ready to eat. Size is measured relative to a ruler. 
Included are packets of mushroom soup, orange-grapefruit juice, cocoa 
beverage, pineapple juice, chicken with gravy, pears, strawberries, beef
and  vegetables and other assorted food containers (08742-3); mechanism for 
connecting water dispensor to dehydrated food containers to facilitate 
rehydration (08744); Group packets of ready to eat space food, with size 
being measured by a ruler (8745).              
Subject terms:
DEHYDRATED FOOD                         
MERCURY PROJECT                         
SPACE FLIGHT FEEDING                    
SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT                      

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