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Dear People Who Eat and Those With A Vertical Trip To Work !


See my Omelette ?



It's truly a thing of beauty is it not ?






Is there any way I can cook this in space ?....or are we resigned to having crud food in zero G ?...can ANY cooking be done (out-of-the-pouch) ?


Or will we have to wait until we make those spinny type spacecraft with artificial gravity centrifugal things ?




« Last Edit: 04/03/2008 23:36:16 by chris »


 

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Re: Is it possible to cook things in space, in zero G ?
« Reply #1 on: 18/02/2008 22:34:25 »
Is it possible to make a gravity prep box for certain food prep?

Like this:



Sorry that is very crude! But you get the idea eh???? cut and prepare in the unit perhaps even cook in the same unit from a slot at back of unit which serves as oven or cooking device... but that could be accessed the same way!

 

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Re: Is it possible to cook things in space, in zero G ?
« Reply #2 on: 18/02/2008 22:45:27 »
Karen, well done!
You must have studied with Picasso! ;D ;D  (maybe cubism?)
 

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Re: Is it possible to cook things in space, in zero G ?
« Reply #3 on: 18/02/2008 22:48:05 »
Yes indeedy I did!! LOL... Thank you indeed! HEE HEE.. But thats not a cube.. its a rectangular box!!! ;) ;D
 

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Re: Is it possible to cook things in space, in zero G ?
« Reply #4 on: 19/02/2008 15:30:30 »
neil, is you question because of the lack of pressure in outer space making it difficult to heat things enough to cook them?  or are you afraid the ingredients will not stay put in the pan w/o gravity to hold them there?

p.s.  i'm not usually much of an omlette person; but that looks mighty tasty!
 

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Re: Is it possible to cook things in space, in zero G ?
« Reply #5 on: 19/02/2008 16:33:51 »
Neil,

Are you obsessing about food again? If so, eat some yogurt, a pickle and a spoon of mayonnaises, jump up and down, then run to the loo.

I don't think the ingredients would stay together in zero G. Also pointed out above is the problem of keeping heat in a container.
 
 

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