National Geographic : 1964 Mar
SPACE WATER GUN restores moisture to dehydrated carrots and peas. FORCING FOOD through a mouthpiece, a researcher taste-tests an experimental dish that spacemen will eat in flight. Plastic containers on the table equal the conventional meal in foreground. DUCKWEED FRONDS may provide both food and fresh air for future astronauts on long interplanetary flights. The plant, which feeds on carbon dioxide and emits life-giving oxygen, is being tested at the School of Aerospace Medicine in Texas.