International Space Station Astronauts Send Cookies Back To Earth A capsule landed in the Pacific with material from the space station including chocolate chip cookies. They were baked in a zero gravity oven, but astronauts weren't allowed to eat them.
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International Space Station Astronauts Send Cookies Back To Earth

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International Space Station Astronauts Send Cookies Back To Earth

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A capsule landed in the Pacific with material from the space station including chocolate chip cookies. They were baked in a zero gravity oven, but astronauts weren't allowed to eat them.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Some precious cargo arrived back on Earth yesterday. A capsule landed in the Pacific with almost two tons of material from the International Space Station, including chocolate chip cookies. Astronauts bake them to test a zero-gravity oven. But for the sake of science, they weren't allowed to take a bite. There were also mice in the capsule. They'd been in orbit for a muscle experiment. No word on whether they asked for a glass of milk.

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