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