We have lift off: Hilton sends chocolate chip cookies to ISS

DoubleTree by Hilton - Cookies in Space

DoubleTree by Hilton’s famous chocolate chip cookies are officially on the International Space Station (ISS) and about to become the first food baked in space.

Launched at 9:59 a.m. ET on Saturday, 2 November from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, the brand’s cookie dough will be baked inside a prototype oven in the coming days by astronauts in a historic scientific experiment. The spacecraft officially arrived at the ISS at 4:10 a.m. ET this morning and was bolted into place on the station’s Earth-facing port.

Announced earlier this year, the launch is a result of a partnership between DoubleTree by Hilton; Zero-G Kitchen, which creates appliances for …

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