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"Food For Space Travelers" - Science Reporter TV Series (1966)

This 1966 “Science Reporter” television program showcases the challenges of ensuring proper nutrition for astronauts on prolonged journeys. The film covers metabolic and caloric consumption in particular conditions of space flight, the special challenges posed by microgravity, issues of food storage and waste management, and more. Guest speakers include scientists Paul LaChance (Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston TX), Doris Calloway (University of California at Berkeley, Department of Nutritional Sciences), food technologist Donald Wescott and dieticist Mary Klicka (U.S. Army Labs, Natick MA). The program is presented by MIT in association with WGBH-TV Boston, and hosted by MIT reporter John Fitch; it was produced for NASA. MIT Museum Collections [T5905]

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