Print me a pizza

smrc-3d-printer-schematicpepperoni_pizzaNASA, originator of the manned mission to the moon, the space shuttle, and the Mars rover, is now developing a printer to produce food, with pizza their first project. Their goal is to take all the constituents that make up pizza and combine them in the right proportions with a 3D printer to produce pizza. NASA has not released information on the related beer printer project. NASA has also not explained why it is easier to take all the chemicals into space, instead of just taking pizza.

Actually, I am not sure I want my food reconstituted from multiple piles of mush. It just doesn’t sound very appetizing. By the way, how do they get the mush that they are going to convert to pizza, in the first place. To me, the entire process sounds too much like reverse vomit.

NASA is not joking, although it certainly would have been a good new release for April 1. I also checked and the article did not originate in The Onion.

For more information on this exciting project see NASA investing in 3-D food printer for astronauts and Nasa funds 3d food printer.

About Mark Mizen

At Creative Memories, I evaluate photographic products and related materials so that today's memories are not lost to the future and then communicate this information to Creative Memories Consultants and their customers. My interests extend from preservation of traditional photographs to the production of photo books to the expected longevity of electronic image files. My long-term objective is to direct the development of technology that meets consumers needs for high-quality products.
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One Response to Print me a pizza

  1. Louanna says:

    ANOTHER waste of my tax dollars!

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