Short Wave: One Small Step For Cookie Baking

Imagine having your Thanksgiving meal in microgravity?

That’s the reality for the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Today, we look at the evolution of astronaut food and a planned attempt to bake chocolate chip cookies in space. Follow Maddie Sofia @maddie_sofia and Emily Kwong @emilykwong1234. Email the show at

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and edited by Viet Le.


Short Wave Podcast

It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.

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Food Science, Force (Gravitational), International Space Station & Research in Space, Physics
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7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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