NASA Developing 3D Food Printer

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•21 May 23, 2013

Aiming to feed astronauts efficiently on long space missions in the future, NASA has awarded a $125,000 grant to develop a printer that can create three-dimensional food items, which will use cartridges containing edible powders that have a shelf life of 30 years. What do you think?

  • “Ooh, if I were one of the astronauts, I’d make everything into a fun otter shape.”

    Mel Kivel –
    Wicker Worker

  • “It’s kind of heartening to know that, just like us, future astronauts will be eating complete shit as well.”

    Dick Holmes –
    Thermometer Maker

  • “I usually try not to eat anything that’s more than five years old.”

    Deirdre Lounsbery –
    Gold Stamper