24 Dec '14, 6pm

Espresso in outer space? You read that right!

Espresso in outer space? You read that right!

By Michelle Z. Donahue SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Something as simple as drinking from an open container on Earth can be outright dangerous in space. But an innovative new cup will soon allow astronauts to enjoy a fresh demitasse of espresso while in orbit, thanks to the magic of math. This 5-ounce cup is one of the versions that will be delivered to the ISS in late winter. Other sizes include a mid-sized 3-ounce cup. (Photo: Mark Weislogel) In orbit, the usual rules about liquids don’t apply: A spilled drop in space floats around, becoming a hazard for accidental inhalation or equipment damage. So any food or drink—coffee included—must be consumed from a sealed bag. The February delivery of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), however, will include several freshly minted, 3-D printed vessels designed to take advantage of how liquids behave in microgravity. ...

Full article: http://baristamagazine.com/blog/?p=15732

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