Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

"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]

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

From The Vault

From The Vault

Category: General | Updated 4 months ago

Created
April 12, 2011 17:19
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
13743 times

More from From The Vault

MIT Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory: Laser Angiosurgery (1987)

MIT Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory: ...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:08:53 | 3875 views

MIT Mid-Century Convocation (1949) - Winston Churchill Keynote Address

MIT Mid-Century Convocation (1949) ...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:01:00 | 13826 views

"Big Magnets" (1961) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Big Magnets" (1961) - Science Repo...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:21 | 8129 views

"Returning From the Moon" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Returning From the Moon" (1966) - ...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:28:40 | 5043 views

Technology Day 1994 - "For the Wonder of it All: The Arts at MIT"

Technology Day 1994 - "For the Wond...

Added over 3 years ago | 03:14:00 | 20314 views

"The Thinking Machine" (1961) - MIT Centennial Film

"The Thinking Machine" (1961) - MIT...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:53:03 | 10445 views