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NASA gives OK for space-safe espresso machine

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NASA gives OK for space-safe espresso machine

The International Space Station will be getting its own Italian espresso machine, The Guardian reported last week. Though the crew has had access to instant coffee, there have been complaints of a lack of quality brew as of late—especially from the Italian astronauts. The new machine, dubbed ISSpresso, is set to launch sometime early next year with 20 coffee packets—more will follow if the trial run goes well.

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