Over 50 years ago, humankind went to the moon. This episode is all about how astronauts, space enthusiasts, fictional explorers and future Mars residents nourish themselves.

Kat Johnson shares lessons from Space Camp. Pauline Munch discovers the logistical challenges involved with growing enough food for an interplanetary journey. Oscar Belkin-Sessler walks us through history of astronaut food, Aleah Papes enlists former HRN host, Ashley Kosiak, to examine the role of food in science fiction. Hannah Conley finds out what Russia’s golden quark is, and why it’s so valuable in outer space.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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