Zero Gravity Cup Helps Astronauts Drink Coffee In Space

Zero Gravity Cup Helps Astronauts Drink Coffee In Space
Innovation

NASA has patented and developed a drink receptacle that contains a sharp interior corner on one side.

Emma Hutchings
  • 22 july 2013

Without gravity, it’s almost impossible to predict how a liquid will behave, and difficult to get a liquid inside a cup and control it when pouring. To develop a better understanding of fluids in microgravity, a Capillary Flow Experiment is being conducted onboard the International Space Station.

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