ISS crew, tired of instant coffee, get custom espresso machine

April 16, 2015 1:36 AM

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The crew of the International Space Station, growing tired of having to rely on instant coffee for their little pick-me-up, have gotten their own custom-build espresso machine designed to withstand the rigors of microgravity.

Many people around the world have a love affair with the caffeinated beverage, but nowhere is it more passionate than in Italy. With the Italian Space Agency routinely sending astronauts of their own up to the ISS, these poor souls have had to suffer the worst; in fact Italian astronaut Luca Parmita...

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