Astronauts Can Now Enjoy Coffee in Space

June 17, 2014 10:35 AM

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The International Space Station will soon get an espresso machine, allowing astronauts to enjoy hot, freshly brewed coffee in space. A pair of Italian companies in cooperation with the Italian Space Agency (ISA) have announced plans to send an espresso machine to the International Space Station. The machine will be called ISSpresso.

Lavazza, a well known maker of espresso machines has joined forces with Italian aerospace engineering company Argotec to design an espresso machine capable of withstanding the rigours of space travel. The new machine will use a capsule system instead of a full ground system and will be capable of ma...

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