Astronaut Ice Cream

Astronaut Ice Cream

Just because you are walking around on Earth doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the awkwardness of being in space.

Grab yourself a pack of freeze-dried Astronaut Ice Cream ($6) and find out if astronauts also can experience a good ol’ brain freeze once in awhile. Choose between chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.

The Neapolitan ice cream is freeze dried removing water by lowering the air pressure to a point where ice shifts from a solid to a gas. The ice cream is placed in a vacuum chamber and frozen until the water crystaliszes. The air pressure is lowered, creating a vacuum, forcing air out of the chamber; next heat is applied, vaporising the ice; finally a freezing coil traps the vaporised water. This process continues for hours giving you the perfect space food!

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Robert Birming

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Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Robert is a blogger and musician with an eye on innovative gadgets and design geekiness.

5 Responses to “Astronaut Ice Cream”

  1. If this is the same stuff as they sold in Florida it’s actually not half bad!

  2. Cool, it would be interesting to give it a try.

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