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Tag Archives: International Space Station

• Blast off! Suntory whisky’s going to space!

Blast off! Suntory whisky’s going to space!

Getting ahead of the game, Japanese booze behemoth Suntory Holdings is sending  six samples of its kickass whisky and other alcoholic beverages to the International Space Station in August. Suntory is sending up the samples for a year as it wants to check out how these samples age in zero gravity. Then, back at home assuming […]

• Brewing Beer In Space. Just In Case.

Brewing Beer In Space. Just In Case.

Beer is everywhere and it’s going to be brewed in space as well sometime in the near future. 6th-grader Michal Bodzianowski, seen in the image below, has been given a chance to conduct an experiment which involves beer brewing in microgravity. According to Bodzianowski’s proposal, the experiment is a preparation for a “future civilization, as […]

• Whisky Matured in Space! A Genius Idea Out of Scotland

Whisky Matured in Space! A Genius Idea Out of Scotland

What’s better than a fine single malt? How about one that’s been matured in zero g? Space whisky is here, thanks to a Scottish distillery that decided to blast a barrel up to the ISS for a bit of out-of-this world maturing. Nope, this isn’t a joke. It’s all part of an experiment to see […]

• Alcohol in space? Da!

Alcohol in space? Da!

A retired cosmonaut says Russian doctors have sent alcoholic beverages along with spacefliers for years to keep them “in tone” and neutralize tension. This week’s comments from Alexander Lazutkin, who lived aboard Russia’s Mir space station during one of the tensest episodes in space history, confirm what most observers have long known about Moscow’s space […]