Space Beer Being Tested in Zero Gravity

on 01/10/10 at 10:14 am

Booze News

The first beer created for space consumption is being tested, but that doesn’t mean astronauts will get to sip any while on duty.

It is being brewed by Sydney, Australia-based 4-Pines Brewing Co. as a joint venture with Saber Astronautics Australia, a startup space engineering firm.

Discovery News reported that the non-profit space research group Astronauts4Hire will test the beer aboard Zero Gravity Corps’ airplane, which lets people experience what a weightless environment would be like by flying aerobatic maneuvers called parabolic arcs.

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