Fascinating Facts About the International Space Station

Food Doesn't Taste as Good Onboard the ISS

29. Food Doesn’t Taste as Good Onboard the ISS

It’s not a big surprise that the pre-packaged, freeze-dried and canned foods don’t taste as good as your favorite local restaurant.

But astronauts onboard the ISS have another reason for complaining about the taste, or should we say lack of it onboard the ISS.

Without gravity to pull down fluids, astronauts frequently suffer stuffed noses meaning that can’t taste much of anything. Guess they’ll have to be happy with the 15 beautiful sunrises and sunsets they get to see each day.

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