Skylab Food Heating / Serving Tray Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0019
Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
[ca. 1970s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.45 Cubic feet
(1 legal document box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the NASA Acceptance Data Packages and drawings for Skylab Food Heating / Serving Trays Serial Numbers 4904, 4913 and 4914, as well as material relating to tray Serial Number 4912.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Skylab was a manned space station launched into Earth orbit by the United States in May 1973. To prepare meals, the Skylab crew placed desired food packages into the food warmer tray. This was the first device capable of heating foods (by means of conduction) during space flight. Foods consisted of products such as ham, chili, mashed potatoes, ice cream, steak, and asparagus.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collections Management, NASM, Transfer, 1999, 1999-0019, unknown

General
General
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/