Drinking Coffee at Zero Gravity

All we can say is bless Don Pet­tit. While work­ing on the Inter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion in 2008, the NASA astro­naut  shot videos that are lit­er­al­ly and fig­u­ra­tive­ly out of this world: The Auro­ra Bore­alis Viewed from Orbit and What It Feels Like to Fly Over Plan­et Earth. And then we dis­cov­er that Pet­tit invent­ed a “zero‑g cof­fee cup” that lets you drink cof­fee in out­er space with­out using a straw. That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.…

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