Monday, November 24, 2008

One of the Most Important Advances in Spaceflight Ever

STS-126 mission specialist Don Pettit used some of his off-duty time on Saturday to improvise a new coffee cup for use in space. No more drinking coffee through a straw!

Coffee lovers will name a planet after him someday.


Eric said...

Things are different in space. That's cool. I suppose it would also work with other liquids, as long as the surface tension isn't too much different.

Don the Baptist said...

And what's wrong with a sippy cup?