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More details on the espresso machine built for space

As I’ve previously covered, scientists have worked to build an espresso machine that can work in the International Space Station (ISS.) It turns out bringing espresso to space was no easy challenge. According to a recent Bloomberg article the Italian … Continue reading

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In space, no one can smell their espresso

Imagine living for months without being able to smell your espresso. This horror isn’t just imaginary — it’s everyday life for astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). As mentioned previously on this website, ISS astronauts finally got an espresso … Continue reading

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Espresso… in space!

Until recently, getting a good shot of espresso wasn’t possible for astronauts. Now that’s changed — astronauts on the International Space Station will soon have a custom-made Lavazza “ISSpresso” machine. It’s essentially your typical pod-based espresso machine, but with a … Continue reading

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