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Japan delivers whiskey to space station - for science

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By MARCIA DUNN

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Suntory Global Innovation Center in Tokyo wants to see if alcoholic beverages mellow the same in space as they do on Earth.

That would be too expensive on a large scale

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For relaxing times - make it Suntory times.

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Purely for scientific reasons I'm sure he said, wink, wink, nudge, nudge.

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No gravity + drunk= AWSOMENESS

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Do you get more drunk in space? Let's find out!

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Q:

Do you get more drunk in space? Let's find out!

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The six astronauts won’t be sneaking a sip. It’s all for science.

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I don,t think there is a 7&iholdings onboard the space-station to spend it ?

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Headline should read " for scientist".

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Sounds like they are going to sell them for a big amount of money.

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Whiskey should be study in space to see if astronauts who drink daily are more resistant to stress. This could help establish if drinking whiskey could help deliver first astronauts to Mars.

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interesting, looking forward to the outcome

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If it can make Japanese whisky, which I think is already excellent, even better, hats off to the idea!

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Personally it sound like a bit daft and will result in some naf gimmick like "space whiskey" to be sold and inflated prices.

this may interest some of you :Why Astronauts Were Banned From Drinking Wine In Outer Space http://gizmodo.com/why-astronauts-were-banned-from-drinking-wine-in-outer-1513304233

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Imagine taking the shuttle back down after several large ones.......

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Of course they won't take a sip... not before the karaoke machine was also delivered!

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Japanese whisky is improving by leaps and bounds - this may be one more way of beating the jocks at their own game.

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I wonder what would happen if you opened a can of beer on board the ISS?

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I wonder what would happen if you opened a can of beer on board the ISS?

LOL give it a good ole shake and everyone would get plastered.

Whiskey stored for a year in zero gravity would perhaps give one that floating feeling, imagine how much a we dram would cost down here on the ground.

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@Kaerimashita

Japanese whisky is improving by leaps and bounds - this may be one more way of beating the jocks at their own game.

Not a whisky drinker are you?

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They should drink a shot to check out its effects in micro gravity.

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