As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Italian engineers say they’ve finally come up with a way to brew espresso on the ISS so astronauts can ditch the instant coffee. We asked: What’s so hard about making coffee in space? Answer: A lot.
An Italian aerospace firm, in conjunction with coffee company Lavazza and the Italian space agency, have jointly developed a system for producing zero-G espresso.
With the help of grow lights and air exchange fans, NASA is growing lettuce on the International Space Station. The scheme could help keep food costs down — and keep astronauts happy tending plants.