Food of the Eighties, Astronaut Ice Cream
Picture Gallery

Loading images, if this message doesn't go away you may need to enable javascript in order to see pictures
No images

Click picture to enlarge

 Submit a picture 

Description
Freeze dried ice cream that can still be bought at a few different places to this day
Links for more info

The following are links about Astronaut Ice Cream you may find interesting. Also check out the other pages.

  • No links have been submitted for this page yet.

Submit a link to more information about Astronaut Ice Cream

User Stories and Comments

The following are comments left about Astronaut Ice Cream from site visitors such as yourself. They are not spell checked or reviewed for accuracy.

Gel - July 12, 2007 - Report this comment
I had this stuff once. It tasted like dried,stale marshmallows.
Bonny - August 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Is still sold at camping stores like Dick's today. They have Neopolitan and plain chocolate sandwiches.
mj - November 06, 2007 - Report this comment
haha yeah we would go to the science center and it would be like a mad rush to buy it in the gift shop. it tasted like crap though
Sipesh - December 01, 2007 - Report this comment
The planetarium was the first place I thought back on when I saw this thread! Glad I'm not alone. That stuff tasted like freeze dried death.
jenn - February 14, 2008 - Report this comment
yep got addicted at the planetarium and in my twenties was so happy to find it again. I know I am weird but I LOVE the stuff!!!
Jeff - May 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I liked this stuff too. I wasn't into really strong-flavored sweets, and this stuff was a bit bland, which suited me fine. Quite a concept.
Hyeseo - February 17, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember they used to have freeze-dried pizza just like the ice cream. The pizza was horrible but the ice cream was actually very good!
Ruth - March 26, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember having this at the Kennedy Space center. Left a very strange after taste...
T - November 10, 2009 - Report this comment
I loooooooove astronaut ice cream! I absolute adore it, and my kids are crazy about it, too. You can still buy it at Fry's Electronics stores.
Jason - December 16, 2009 - Report this comment
My school went to the Air-Space Museum, in DC, when i was a kid. We all got bunches of this stuff to eat on the way back home....I think ate too much,we all got kinda sick, but i remember it being kinda good though...mainly the strawberry
Rick - September 19, 2010 - Report this comment
You can still get this at Hobby stores like Hobby Lobby ! Neopolitan and ice cream sandwiches just ask around for em !
Alana Cicchi - January 07, 2011 - Report this comment
We used to actually get this stuff at a Planitarium,and they also sold dehydrated berries too.You could get it at Mall of America awhile back or order it online
Julian - June 05, 2011 - Report this comment
This was always popular at the local science museum where I grew up, too. I tried it once and didn't like the texture, but unfortunately, my main memory of it is the fact that it the uneaten part got left in a cupboard for several months, and mealworms got into it. Most people seem to have much more positive memories of it.
eiggy - May 31, 2012 - Report this comment
i love this stuff
Charlie - December 18, 2013 - Report this comment
I loved getting this stuff at the planetarium on field trips! That crap in the sporting good's aisle does not compare!
Phill Wertz - September 06, 2014 - Report this comment
Ahh, Astronaut Ice Cream! I'm a lawyer now, but I was a student at the UNC Chapel Hill and have wonderful memories of taking a mid-day meal in the park on North Campus, then heading down a dirt path and up to the Planetarium gift shop adjacent to the campus Arboretum for an Astronaut Ice Cream freeze-dried dessert. Believe, me, frisbee was much more fun after a little bag of astronaut ice cream! UNC Class of '94

Submit a story or info about Astronaut Ice Cream