In an experiment designed at seeing whether or not a high-protein diet of its nature could be used in space travel (as opposed to a cruel elementary school dare), three Chinese astronauts recently emerged from 105 days in a sealed capsule where they ate only mealworms and plants. Consisting of two females and one male from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), the team locked themselves in Moon Palace 1, a 160-square-meter self-contained laboratory located in Beijing.


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