Former NASA Astronaut Explains How Food Is Different in Space | WIRED

  • Published on:  7/16/2019
  • What's different about food in space? Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino breaks down all the differences between eating on Earth and eating in space. Is astronaut ice cream REALLY a thing? Who decides what food is brought to space? Can you eat burgers in space? Why do astronauts use tortillas instead of bread?Mike Massimino is a former NASA astronaut, senior advisor for space programs at the Intrepid Museum, and professor at Columbia University.Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► Also, check out the free WIRED channel on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV. Here you can find your favorite WIRED shows and new episodes of our latest hit series Tradecraft.ABOUT WIREDWIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture.Former NASA Astronaut Explains How Food Is Different in Space | WIRED


  • Peripo
    Peripo 1 months ago+2227

    The man gained weight, ofc he stole all the good food by switching the dots.

  • Cody Couch
    Cody Couch 21 days ago+936

    "As you become an experienced astronaut, you realize that those dots are just stickers" LOL

  • Sara
    Sara 1 months ago+3413

    Lol he’s really telling us how to steal food in space while saying “I’m not saying I ever did this” 😂 kinda suspicious

  • StoneGiant
    StoneGiant 21 days ago+370

    LMAO when he said they made an aquarium with a water bubble and a Swedish fish

  • Daniel Madsen
    Daniel Madsen 21 days ago+245

    “So how do you become a good astronaut?”
    “You lock the straw”

  • The diary of Fharish Ahmed
    The diary of Fharish Ahmed 1 months ago+618

    8:21 You KNOW he did it!
    btw, he is the funniest astronaut I have ever seen.

  • d b
    d b 1 months ago+385

    "I'm not saying I ever did this" ... as he's going over it in detail.

  • alex carter
    alex carter 28 days ago+972

    USSR - first man in space.
    USA - first "wise guy" in space.

  • Shannon Shackelford
    Shannon Shackelford 1 months ago+3624

    “In’s different” dramatic light transition
    😂😂 cracked me up every time

  • Chris Hall
    Chris Hall 1 months ago+251

    This guy's voice is amazing. I could listen to him talk all day.

  • Aman Mohamed
    Aman Mohamed 1 months ago+175

    Commando:"I knew someone took my cocktail!"

  • Pepe The frog
    Pepe The frog 21 days ago+80

    Kids: Space
    Adults: 6 months of free rent and free food

  • にゃあエイリアンMeowAlien

    I'm one of the few people that gain weight
    8:20 I'm not saying I've ever did this
    Press ( X ) to doubt

  • Pachanas
    Pachanas 1 months ago+3320

    Dude really hates astronaut ice cream. 😂

  • Anna
    Anna 21 days ago+118

    Sign of a good astronaut?
    World: Knowledge, courage, determination
    Mike: ... Locking the straw 13:24

  • Steve Angervil
    Steve Angervil 21 days ago+100

    is the food designed so that people don't get diarrhea ? next episode on this should be about human waste

  • Max Power
    Max Power 1 months ago+90

    This guy definitely stole Howard Wolowitz's space brisket.

  • starlanceleo
    starlanceleo 1 months ago+97

    He totally switched the colours when he got ice cream. 😂

  • Arthur Hakhverdian
    Arthur Hakhverdian 1 months ago+81

    1:27 I like Italian food, apparently. Imagine that, Prof. Massimino!

  • James Angstman
    James Angstman 28 days ago+43

    "not saying i ever did this" dont worry bud secrets safe with us