ISSpresso: Espresso on the International Space Station

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Sun, Jun 22nd, 2014 21:17 by capnasty NEWS

urdesign brings to attention a project by Lavazza and Argotec, in collaboration with the Italian Space Agency, to bring espresso coffee to the austronauts on the International Space Station.

ISSpresso is the product of a project run by Argotec, the Italian engineering company specialized in the design of aerospace systems and European leader in the preparation of healthy and nutritious foods for in-space consumption, and Lavazza, the historic Italian coffee brand.

ISSpresso is a veritable technological and engineering jewel, able to deliver a perfect espresso in weightless environment. This is why it was selected by the Italian Space Agency to be used aboard the ISS, in the framework of the Request for Expression of Interest that the Agency keeps constantly open to public-private partnership projects and activities to be carried out in the ISS.

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