• Released Thursday, December 5, 2013
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:35PM
  • ID: 11412

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NASA invents a new way for consuming beverages in space.

Is this how future astronauts will drink in space? Watch the video to find out.

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The zero-g cup (above) is made out of plastic and is slightly larger than a trading card.

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Once liquid is dispensed into the cup, it clings to the bottom and flows up the narrow wall of the container.

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To drink from the cup, the container is raised to the lips and liquid is sipped from the rim.


Please give credit for this item to:
Science@NASA and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Images courtesy of NASA

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