Public-private partnership to bring the authentic Italian espresso into the International Space Station (ISS).
- In-Space Manufacturing
- Food for Space
- First launch
- Lavazza, Italian Space Agency (ASI)
In fact, the crew has successfully tested the capsule-based espresso machine ISSpresso created by Argotec for Lavazza — in a partnership with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) — which on 3 May 2015, during the Italian Futura mission, allowed Samantha Cristoforetti to drink the first espresso in micro-gravity conditions in history.