Tim Peake and Heston Blumenthal met at Heston's kitchens to choose a winner to the UK Space Agency's Great British Space Dinner competition.
Tim and Heston selected the winners from more than 500 entries, representing the work of well over 2000 students. They were looking for fun and balanced menus that excited Tim, had an element of Britishness, and the potential to be transformed into a space dinner that could be flown to the ISS. The winners will now be invited to Heston's development kitchens to work with him for the day, developing their ideas further and turning them into real space food that will be launched to the ISS in 2015.
The UK Space Agency is inviting children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS) next year.
The winning entrants will be invited to develop their ideas further with celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, and these ideas will be turned into real space food that will be launched to the ISS.
The competition is accompanied by a set of education resources to support learning, using the context of space to explain nutrition and the importance of good diet.
Full details of the competition, including the entry form and rules are available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-great-british-space-dinner