An astronaut makes chocolate mousse aboard the ISS

The Dane Andreas Mogensen arrived aboard the ISS on August 26.  - Credit:- / NASA TV / AFP

The Dane Andreas Mogensen arrived aboard the ISS on August 26. – Credit:- / NASA TV / AFP

uJust months after his arrival on the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Andreas Mogensen is unanimously welcomed on board. And for good reason, a scientific experiment, which TF1 Info reported on, which pushed him to make a chocolate mousse for the crew. The objective of this experiment was to analyze the use of a kitchen robot in a microgravity situation.

I made chocolate mousse for my crewmates!
It turned out delicious and was a huge hit. Now I just have to come up with an excuse of why I can cook for my crewmates in space but not for my wife at home��
The chocolate mousse was a test of an ESA and French Space Agency (CNES)…

— Andreas Mogensen (@Astro_Andreas) September 24, 2023

“I prepared a chocolate mousse for my teammates,” he wrote enthusiastically on X (formerly Twitter). It turned out delicious and was a great success.” The question of food on board the ISS is far from trivial, especially when it comes to considering the possibility of cooking directly in space.

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