SpaceX to launch on Monday for the ISS with an espresso machine from Italy on board

April 14, 2015 4:25 PM

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SpaceX Technologies is set to launch another unmanned rocket from Cape Canaveral on Monday to the International Space Station with 4,000 pounds of food, research and science equipment, and an authentic espresso machine direct from Italy.

Manufactured by Italian coffee giant Lavazza in collaboration with Argotec, a Turin-based engineering company, the espresso machine is intended for ISS astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy to give her and others a home-away-from-home experience in orbit. The coffee machine was supposed to have ...

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