ATQ Quirky: What Are a Dozen Bottles of Bordeaux Doing in Space?

by | Nov 13, 2019 | 0 comments

According to this post in Gastro Obscura “In what may be the farthest-reaching drink order of all time, a dozen bottles of Bordeaux were blasted aboard a rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia on Saturday, bound for the International Space Station. By Monday, they’d reached their destination, without a corkscrew!

NASA / Bill Ingalls

And it’s all being done in the name of science as experimenters “gauge how microgravity and space radiation affect the aging process” of their favorite Bordeaux.

Sign-up Today!

Join our mailing list to receive free daily updates.

You have Successfully Subscribed!