Tag Archives: NASA

• 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 […]

• Space beer a step closer to coming right up

Space beer a step closer to coming right up

You are probably so stunned about the news of Kim Kardashian’s pending divorce and Tony LaRussa’s retirement that you feel like a beer right this minute. But imagine if you were up in space. Shocking news filters through, you need to sip on a cold one, and well, there are certain logistical problems. Like burping. […]

• Red Wine For Slugs: Antioxidant May Counter Negative Effects of Inactivity

Red Wine For Slugs: Antioxidant May Counter Negative Effects of Inactivity

If you’re unable to exercise for a short time due to injury or some other reason, a glass of red wine might be good for you, a new study suggests. Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in most red wine, has been associated with less muscle and strength loss during inactivity. Before you go open that bottle […]

• Beer for Space Tourists: More Taste, Fewer Wet Burps

Beer for Space Tourists: More Taste, Fewer Wet Burps

NASA may still frown upon knocking back a cold one during spaceflight, but Australians can now sample the world’s first beer designed for consumption by high-flying space tourists. The Australian brew, called Vostok “4 Pines Stout” Space Beer, contains both high flavor and low carbonation. Its rich chocolate and caramel flavor aims to remedy a […]

• 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 […]