|SERIOUS flash-back here!
I was young, but i can still taste them! Would love to see them
I loved these things! I wrote to Pillsbury a couple years ago
asking if they were ever going to be reintroduced and they
--Las Vegas, NV
My daughter (born in 1967) loved Space Food Sticks. I believe I
remember a peanut butter flavor that was her favorite. I would
love to find some to put in her stocking.
--New York, NY
The astronauts were eating them so I wanted to eat them too.
I begged my Grandfather to buy them for me, and he did. I
didn't like the chocolate ones but I had to eat them all because I
made him buy them!
I remember going to the grocery store with my mom when I was young
and always wanting and getting Space Food Sticks. They were sooo
goood! I didnt think I would ever see them again. I would give
anything to bring them back.
My absolute favorite snack as a child! My mother would tell me it
was diet food so I wouldn't eat them. When I would devour her
supply every time, she resorted to hiding them. I always found
I have fond memories of eating the Chocolate Space Food Sticks
as a child. If I could have reached the container I would have
eaten them all. I hope they come back.
I remember taking space food sticks on a field trip. All the kids
in my third grade class wanted them--and I was the only one who
had them. My brother and I used to fight over them, and he would
take them and hide them in his room. I especially liked the peanut
--Baton Rouge, LA
My sisters, cousins, and I would spend Tuesdays in the summer
at my Grandmother's house. We would often get a treat of Space
Food Sticks. I can easily recall the great flavor and texture!
My brother and I used to eat these weird chocolate
space food sticks and they were cool! I would love to have some
--New Paltz, NY
I remember eating peanut butter Space Food Sticks in the bathroom
and pretending we were taking off into outer space. I loved those
Space Food Sticks were the COOLEST snack. I used to beg my mom to
buy them for me (and I had to be judicious about what I begged
for). It was what the astronauts ate! How could it be cooler than
that?! They were the best.
I remember sitting in my backyard in a cardboard box, drinking
Tang and eating Space Food Sticks and dreaming of other worlds.
As a NASA-era child, no treat was a good as a SFS. I sat through
school all day waiting to have one at home. Field Trips were great
because they always promised a SFS in you sack lunch! It was cool
to pretend you were an astronaut while opeing the foil pouch ( the
schwoosch sound was the best!)
--Arlington Heights, IL
Absolutely earliest food memory. I have been looking for these for
30 years. I still remember how they taste.
Bugs Bunny Road Runner Show with a breakfast of Space Food
--San Diego, CA
I loved the idea that I was getting a taste of the future when I
ate Space Food Sticks. At age 5, I believed Space Food Sticks were
just the first in what would be a wave of food replacements.
Really, who would want to eat a clunky stupid traditional meal
your mother made when you could have a neat sleek little treat
engineered by rocket scientists instead? So much more asthetically
pleasing. So much quicker for a kid on the go. And they had such a
great mouth-feel as well. Chewy at first, then disolving into an
almost-but-not-quite powdery texture. Like you could feel each
granule. Mmmm. After all these years I still consider Space Food
Sticks my favorite food and would buy them again in a heartbeat.
Good thing I didn't know the future would be a vast void as far as
Space Food Sticks was concerned.
Space food sticks are the perfect diet snack since they give
you about an hour of energy. I miss them and my thinner body.
Those 40 calories were awesome.
My mom would never buy them so I had to hope that some kid at
lunch would let me try theirs. To be honest, I don't remember how
they taste, it's been a very long time. I wish they would return
to the grocer shelves so I could buy them on my own.
I remember food sticks fondly--a precursor to today's Power and
Balance Bars! Was trying to describe them to my niece--a difficult
concept. Loved them.
--St. Petersburg, FL
I remember opening the package, I must have been 6, and was at the
same time repulsed and enthralled with the Space Food Sticks...and
proceded to gorge on them
--Santa Cruz, CA
My wife and I both remember these. I dream about them. Ummmm
chewy, chocolate, and so appropriately packaged in that foil
thingie. I wanted so bad to be like the space men. I may not have
walked upon the moon but I boldly walked not on the moon, but in
the cafeteria of cameron elementary school with my content smile,
knowing that i was about to take a seat and chow on my SPACE FOOD
STICKS. I should have been the space food stick poster boy. They
rule. My wife craved them during her pregnancies too.
I remember being completey thrilled that I could eat the same food
the actual astronauts ate. I loved the fact that they came wrapped
in what seemed lke space-age material. The texture and taste were
very unique, thus enforcing my belief that I was eating something
very special. I was 7 years old when Apollo 11 happened, so I
wasn't much older when Space Food Sticks came out.
Wow! What a flashback. I had all but forgotten about them until
this past weekend when my brother told me about your site. Thanks.
This is great stuff. Hmm, loved the peanut butter, but now that I'm ana dult firmly
entrenched in yuppie-dom, mocha.
--San Carlos, CA
It was in 1970, I was 3 years old, we were following the
progress of the Apollo missions on TV at the time, and my mom gave
me a couple, simply referring to them as "space sticks".
I thought they tasted great, and wished that they would be
--Mission Viejo, CA
I grew up in the 70's,and I thought,and still do, that space food
sticks were great. I often wonder why they were taken off the
market at all. Were they too good? Is this some kind of government
cover-up or conspiricy? Perhaps Mulder and Scully would better
spend their time solving this mystery. I hope to learn the answer
to this someday, and actually see their return.!!!