Wine Cellar in Space: 12 Bottles Arrive for Year of Aging

A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station, not for the astronauts, but for science.

  • Published 5 November 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station, not for the astronauts, but for science. The red Bordeaux wine will age for a year up there before returning to Earth. Researchers will study how weightlessness and space radiation affect the aging process. The goal is to develop new flavors and properties for the food industry. The bottles flew up aboard a Northrop Grumman capsule that launched… Read at AP News