Zero-G Coffee Cup

November 25, 2008

I love this. Astronaut Don Pettit invented a coffee cup that works in null gravity. It’s so simple and inspiring, and the video is just plain fun.

I don’t understand how this design prevents sloshing, however. Maybe because it tapers toward the bottom?

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One Response to “Zero-G Coffee Cup”

  1. Róisín said

    This article explains it pretty well in layman’s terms: http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/081124-sts126-zerog-coffee-B.html

    I’m not sure what I’m posting this into the absyss of a seemingly abandoned blog…

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