1961

Food in tubes

On the spaceship Vostok-1 diet was mainly based on tubes. On spaceships Vostok-2 and Voskhod-3 besides products in tubes diet also included prepared meat products in plastic bags with limited storage time.

1975

3-day diet

On the spaceship Soyuz-9 heating system was added. Diet consisted of 3-day meal. Later 6-day meal was developed and became most used diet program in flights.

1977

Freeze dried food

On spaceship Salyut-7 diet was mainly based on freeze dried food instead of tubes.

1986

Russian diet

On space station Mir 6-day Russian meal was used as well as Russian-American diet.

2014

16-day Russian diet

On ISS astronauts started to use 16-day Russian diet including commercial production products.

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