ISSpresso: First-Ever Espresso Machine Coming To The International Space Station

By: | September 8th, 2014

Argotec/Lavazza

This November, The Italian Space Agency is sending up the first-ever espresso machine to the International Space Station.

The new machine is the product of collaboration by Italian espresso maker Lavazza and aerospace engineering company Argotec, who claim the machine is durable in space and makes great coffee.

Called the ISSpresso, the machine utilizes capsules in order to brew coffee in the weightless environment, helping avoid problems with liquid in space.

The ISSpresso is also capable of making other hot drinks such as hot chocolate and tea.

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