First coffee brewed in space

The first espresso coffee was brewed in space over the weekend.

An astronaut has become the first person to brew a coffee in space.

Samantha Cristoforetti, from Italy, has the world's first orbiting barista after posting an image of herself sipping from a cup specially made for use in zero gravity on Twitter from the International Space Station on Sunday (03.05.15).

Alongside the snap, she wrote: "Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised. Fresh espresso in the new Zero-G cup! To boldly brew...(sic)"

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