Houston, We Finally Have a Space Wine Mission!

We wanted to believe, and now a case of wine has arrived at the International Space Station for the first-ever study of wine in orbit. Here’s how it went down (er, up)

It’s one giant leap for spacewine: After decades of firing the occasional bottle or vial of vino into orbit for the purposes of ceremony or “health reasons” (looking at you, cosmonauts), wine is finally getting a trip to the International Space Station for scientific study. This week, a case of Bordeaux wine docked at the ISS as part of a biological research project called WISE: Vitis Vinum in Spatium Experimentia. “It is the first wine experiment aboard the space station,” NASA public affairs officer Stephanie Schierholz told Unfiltered via email…

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