ISSpresso & Outredgeous


Italy’s favorite coffee, Lavazza, and Italian aerospace firm, Argotec, came together to manufacture an espresso machine suitable for space flight; astronauts can finally enjoy decent coffee while in orbit. Also now available in space? Fresh red romaine lettuce, dubbed “Outredgeous”, grown and consumed in space, and apparently tastes kind of like arugula.

Space Coffee: Astronauts Are Getting a Fancy New Espresso Machine – The Atlantic

One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Food – NPR: The Two-Way