Everyone knows there is no oxygen in space. So how do the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) get their oxygen? The answer to this question is a little more complicated than one would expect.
For centuries, mankind has dreamed of visiting and living among the stars. Naturally, we must also be able to make the daily commute between planets and even solar systems should this ever become a new home for Mankind. But how to do this and how far can we go? Is it possible?
When we think of space food, the typical image that comes to mind is dehydrated food in aluminum packets and tubes. This paste-like substance which was usually consumed through a straw was the norm in the beginning of space travel.