Believe it or not, NASA actually sponsored mechanical engineer Anjan Contractor’s plan to build a food 3D printer for astronauts, and now the first prototype is capable of creating an edible pizza. A newly released video shows Contractor’s machine in action, which has three nasals for pizza dough, ketchup and cheese. The finished ‘design’ takes only 70-minutes to cook. Continue reading for more.
According to Inhabitat: “The result may not look like a culinary work of art, but this simple food could replace the canned and freeze-dried foods astronauts currently eat in space. If this technology is further developed, space could become the next best place to go for delicious food prepared in double quick time.”