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NASA starts deep space food challenge

Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 15:36:15-05

NASA is offering thousands of dollars to people who can come up with some healthy and sustainable food for space!

The space agency has started the deep space food challenge.

Participants will design nutritious food systems for missions to Mars and beyond.

People can compete for up to $500,000.

NASA notes the food must meet the caloric and nutritional requirements for the astronauts.

This is phase one of the competition. Click here for more information.