Astronauts on ISS will soon have authentic Italian coffee

Italy's century-old maestro Lavazza teamed up with an engineering company to specifically design an espresso machine for space. It's called ISSpresso for International Space Statio

Astronauts on the International Space Station will soon be waking up to the taste of authentic Italian coffee.

Italy's century-old maestro Lavazza teamed up with an engineering company to specifically design an espresso machine for space. It's called ISSpresso for International Space Station.

Currently, only instant coffee is available for astronauts.

The device is the first capsule-based coffee machine to be sent to space. It's one of the many items headed there in April 2015. ISSpresso will also offer other options, like tea and broth.

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