NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2012
Reference Number: JSC-SO-257
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Astronaut nutrition
As NASA plans for long missions, it explores ways to provide astronauts with nutrition equivalent to fresh produce. Johnson Space Center entered into a Space Act Agreement with Houston-based AmeriSciences LP to develop a multivitamin and other supplements for astronaut health. By 2011, the company commercialized its NASA-derived products in multivitamins, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Page Number in Published book: 38
Manufacturer: AmeriSciences LLC