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Wednesday, 25 June, 2014
Oh Italy, your passion never ceases to amaze!

This graphic from Wired UK best describes how the capsule espresso machine developed by Lavazza, which will be delivered by the first female Italian astronaut Air Force Captain Samantha Cristoforetti, works:

‘Italian coffee is a beverage without borders and we have been thinking about taking the espresso into space for some time,’ said Lavazza Vice-President Giuseppe Lavazza.

‘In fact, today we are in a position to overcome the limits of weightlessness and enjoy a good espresso — the indisputable symbol of made in Italy products — on board the International Space Station.’

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