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SpaceX ship has delivered an espresso maker to the space station
SpaceX ship has delivered an espresso maker to the space station

A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Friday with a payload of food and supplies -- including the station’s first Italian espresso machine. The spaceworthy espresso maker, built by Italian coffee company Lavazza and Italian aerospace firm Argotec, is a bit like a Keurig machine: It heats up water, puts the water through a capsule containing the beverage’s other key ingredients and spits out the drink. With different capsules, astronauts will be able to use the machine to make other kinds of beverages, such as tea and broth. Astronauts have long had coffee in space, but they’ve been drinking it through straws out of pouches that resemble...

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