How do the astronauts heat the food in space?
According to Expedition 7’s Ed Lu, they have a hot plate with velcro straps on the International Space Station. Click here for a free copy of our Space Grocery List or our Astronaut Food Tray Instructions, all available in our Free Space Education Resources. > Every meal is: • Ready to eat and fully cooked • Refrigeration-free • Has no artificial colors or flavors • Has no MSG (monosodium glutamate) • Has no soy • You have your choice of convenient packaging: 10 ounce, microwaveable and boilable individual trays, or 8 ounce, boilable, foil pouches, which can be packed flat for travel or camping. • CHICKEN & BLACK BEANS: A scrumptious meal with chunks of light and dark chicken, black & kidney beans, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet peppers and corn. Simple spicing brings out its full flavor! • CHEESE TORTELLINI: Cheese-filled tortellinis are simply delicious in a well-seasoned tomato sauce, with the added protein of pinto beans. (Dairy) • FLORENTINE LASAGNA: A meal influenced by the tastes of