Cool Stuff from NASA

The installation of the ASI (Italian Space Agency) ISSpresso machine helped bring one of the comforts of home to the space station.

The new custom-made espresso equipment, not much larger than a typical Earth-based machine, allows crew members to make hot beverages and can pressurize the liquid to brew espresso, improving food options in orbit.

The technology developed to provide espresso in a microgravity environment could lead to improved brewing techniques and methods on Earth.

Read on NASA's website.