Food Experiences for Extreme Environments

By: Maggie Coblentz (MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative) Stage 2 12:40 — 13:10
English session

The human experience of food extends far beyond mere nourishment. Food is a key creature comfort in spaceflight, and it will play an even more significant role on long duration space travel and future life in space habitats. The advancement of deepspace exploration and the development of an interplanetary space tourism industry will make new cultural events and experiences never encountered before in human history possible. How can we design new and unforeseen foodways and gastronomic experiences that extend beyond basic sustenance?

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