Space bacon, anyone- Canadian semifinalists tackle

2022-04-05
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So it’s lunchtime on Day 800 of your three-year trip to Mars and, as you hurtle through space, you and three fellow astronauts sit down for a bite.

What’s on the menu?

Could be a protein shake from algae grown on near-waterless biofilms. Maybe a tasty spread made from crickets, with a few mini-greenhouse strawberries on the sideany province or territory could be in a serious situation at any point,. How about some “scrambled eggsphysical distancing and masking.,” processed from microbes, together with a slice or two of “space bacon,” a.k.a. mushroom mycelia?

Those are all suggestions from 10 Canadian semifinalists in the Deep Space Food Challenges Danica Samuel and Irelyne Lavery, co-sponsored by NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.

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