A rocket that was launched last week from Virginia soil carried into space, among other things, a supply of cheese.

An Antares rocket launched a Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo spacecraft from Wallops Island on Virginia’s Atlantic Coast on Saturday, NASA said. Northrop Grumman’s CRS-13 mission successfully launched at 3:21 p.m., NASA said.

The cargo craft held about 7,500 pounds of science experiments and supplies for the International Space Station, the agency said. It is set to arrive about 4:05 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

After required items were stowed on the NG-13 Cygnus, a NASA official said, room was found “to send hard cheddar and manchego cheese.”

A few other treats also went up, according to the official, NASA’s Ven C. Feng, including candies and chocolate, as well as maple and almond butter granola with almond milk.

Feng, a manager with the space station program, also listed fresh food that included apples, oranges, cherry tomatoes, onions and garlic. The fresh garlic, he said, is “quickly becoming a crew favorite.”

It might appear then that while the discipline of astronauts is well known, their lives may also include some spice.