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Yuri's Night nibbles - ideas?

I'm hosting a "Yuri's Night" party this Saturday, celebrating 50 years of humans in space. I thought it would be easy to think of space-themed nibbles, but I'm stumped! Any ideas?

Thanks, all!

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  1. You could make foods that have to be squeezed out of containers/bags into the mouth. :p

    1. You would have to have "Tang" as a major ingredient. I wonder if they still make the satellite jaw breakers they had when I was a kid. ahh.. space dots freeze dried ice cream. And of course, you could have normal stuff and just give it a cutesy name like "Lost in Space" popcorn balls shaped like a robot. "Danger, Will Robinson"!

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      1. re: Hank Hanover

        Oh! Lost in Space was one of my favorite shows to watch as a kid. I would watch it again now if it came to one of my satellite tv stations. It would be so corny now but fun.

          1. re: Cheese Boy

            Thank you Cheese Boy. I'll check it out. :)

          1. From the Nevada Daily Mail, Dec 18, 1972

            Astronaut Fruitcake. NASA recipe for fruitcake

            that was sent with Apollo 17 to the moon.

            http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=...

            From the Milwaukee Journal newspaper, Apr 8, 1970

            "Food To Watch A Moon Landing By"

            http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=...

            Tuna Spaceburger, Astronaut Fruitcake, Crater Cookies.

            From the Ocala Star-Banner, Aug 7, 1969

            "Moon Party Promises Out-Of-The-World Fun"

            Solar Meat Balls, Solar cakes, Green Cheese Moons,

            Moon Puffs, Half-moon Surprise, Moon Ice Melon.

            http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=...

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            1. re: Antilope

              Tri City Herald newspaper, Jul 8, 1969

              http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=...

              "What Will (Apollo 11) Astronauts Eat During Two Days On Moon?"

              Meal A: Bacon Squares, Peaches, Sugar Cookie Cubes,

              Coffee, Pineapple Grapefruit Drink.

              Meal B: Beef Stew, Cream of Chicken Soup,

              Date Fruitcake, Grape Punch, Orange Drink.

              Snack Items: Extra Beverages, Dried Fruit,

              Candy Bar, Bread, Ham Salad Spread,
              Turkey & Gravy.

              .

              1. re: Antilope

                Thanks for the great articles, Antilope!