Korean scientists solve one of the universe's most pressing problems: how to safely package pickled cabbage for galactic travel
By Matt RansfordPosted 02.27.2008 at 12:14 pm 0 Comments
Fulll of freeze-dried goodness.
the Korea Food Research Institute
If you have ever eaten in a Korean restaurant, you are undoubtedly familiar with the Korean pre-meal equivalent of bread sticks: kimchi. It's pickled cabbage and radish, it's delicious, and it's everywhere in Korean cuisine. So it would stand to reason that when the very first Korean astronaut blasts off to the International Space Station on a Russian-made rocket this April, his country's scientists would send him off with space-ready kimchi.