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U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Veteran astronauts Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Pamela A. Melroy and Scott Kelly, will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on November 13, 2021.


Executive Chef Gidget standing in front of NASA globe at Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex

Meet Executive Chef Gidget Wickham. Since 2004, she has been behind the delicious offerings found at private catered events the visitor complex’s numerous daily food offerings, and most recently, Taste of Space.


Sous Chef Israel "Izzy" Arroyo, CSC standing in front of NASA globe at Kennedy Space Center

Meet Sous Chef Israel "Izzy" Arroyo, one of the chefs behind Taste of Space, private catered events and the visitor complex’s numerous daily food offerings.


Lucy spacecraft

Launching October 2021, NASA's Lucy mission embarks on a 12-year mission to explore the Trojan asteroids, two separate groups orbiting just beyond the planet, Jupiter.

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Utensils and bags of food on tray. Photograph taken at Johnson Space Center’s Food Tasting lab.

Living and working in a microgravity environment requires culinary ingenuity and creativity. Meal time on the International Space Station is not as simple as some might think.

Categories: Astronauts, NASA History

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