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No. 88: This is why astronauts don't eat outside the International Space Station

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This is why astronauts don't eat outside the International Space Station

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: Airline food...
T-Rex: WHAT'S THE DEAL?
Dromiceiomimus: The deal is usually if you buy a flight you get a meal included.
T-Rex: That's not what I meant!
Utahraptor: Low air pressure affects the taste buds.
Utahraptor: So even yummy food at ground level tastes off in flight.
Utahraptor: True![1]
T-Rex: Okay...
T-Rex: So THAT'S why the airlines just don't care![2]

The author writes:

[1] Why does food taste different on planes? - BBC.com, 2015-01-12.

[2] Five reasons the airlines don't need to care about you - GADLING.com, 2011-06-24.