Espresso In Orbit: SpaceX Craft Brings Coffee Machine To Space Station

April 17, 2015 12:00 PM

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The coffee on the International Space Station is about to get much better. The SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule linked up with the station today, bringing groceries, supplies — and a long-awaited espresso machine, called the ISSpresso.

In a rendezvous that was streamed live on the web, astronauts inside the ISS extended a robotic arm and captured the SpaceX Dragon Friday morning. NASA says the pair made contact 257 miles over the Pacific Ocean.

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