Astronauts can sip espresso in space thanks to PSU’s 3D-printed zero gravity cup

December 16, 2014 by  
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Astronauts have a pretty rough time living in a microgravity environment. Sure, at first there’s exhilaration at the whole floating experience, but then one has to learn to pee into a vacuum cleaner and season food with liquid salt. And as for a morning espresso with that perfect crema? Well, that was pure fantasy, until a team at Portland State University developed an ingenious 3D-printed cup that lets astronauts sip their morning latte in style. Check out a video of the cup in action below! Read the rest of Astronauts can sip espresso in space thanks to PSU’s 3D-printed zero gravity cup Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: capilliary forces , coffee , espresso , international space station , iss , microgravity , nasa , Portland State University , psu , spacex

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Astronauts can sip espresso in space thanks to PSU’s 3D-printed zero gravity cup

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