Espresso is one of the most popular beverages around the world, served in millions of homes and businesses, including espresso mobile cafes and coffee vans. For this reason, many people likely can’t imagine going through a day without it. However, that is exactly the situation that astronauts must face: because the low gravity in space causes liquids to float through the air, it is not only dangerous to make espresso and other hot beverages, but also perilous to drink them. As a result, astronauts aboard the International Space Station have never started the day with a good cup of coffee. However, thanks to two new inventions, this could soon change.
In recent months, it was announced that two Italian companies had successful (more…)
20 Feb 2015