New spoon for astronauts – level 2

26-08-2021 07:00

Nikolas Grafakos designed a new spoon which helps astronauts eat in space. Grafakos said that the new spoon can be important especially on long missions when it was very important to feel happy.

The spoon, which astronauts use now, looks like the spoon we all use. It is a little longer, and it is not always easy for astronauts to use it. They need to eat food which is mushy and wet, so that it sticks to the spoon.

The new spoon is something between a spoon and chopsticks. Astronauts can press it at the end, and they can control the food much more easily. If astronauts use the new spoon, they can eat more kinds of food, which will surely make them happier.

Difficult words: mission (a long trip with specific tasks to do), mushy (very soft and without a firm shape), chopsticks (a pair of thin sticks which are from wood or plastic, and Asian people eat with them).

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