New spoon for astronauts – level 1

26-08-2021 07:00

Nikolas Grafakos makes a special spoon. The spoon is for astronauts.

The spoon helps astronauts eat more easily. It will be important during long trips to Mars. Astronauts use normal spoons now. The spoons are a little longer. It is not always easy to eat with them at zero gravity. The food must be wet. Then it sticks to the spoon.

The new spoon is very different. It is something between a spoon and chopsticks. You hold it in your hand. You press it at the end. The food stays on the spoon. It is easier to put food in your mouth.

It will be possible to eat more kinds of food. Astronauts will be happier.

Difficult words: spoon (a thing which people use to eat soup and other food), zero gravity (the situation when a person does not feel the weight of his body, and he flies in the air), chopsticks (a pair of thin sticks which people from Asian countries use for eating).

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