Lot 9102: Collection of five packages of sealed Gemini-era NASA space food with original corresponding spec sheets filled out in pencil from Melpar, Inc., dated 1965, including: "Chocolate Pudding," "Cinnamon Toast," "Toasted Bread Cubes," "Orange Drink," and "Banana Pudding." Includes many additional original spec sheets without physical examples, with sheets for foods such as bacon, chicken, gingerbread, shrimp cocktail, spaghetti, tuna salad, peanut cubes, and several fruits and cereals. In overall fine condition. A fascinating collection of the innovative food products designed for consumption in space, including not only the actual food packages but also the paperwork revealing the strict guidelines and technical information about their production.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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