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This is how you brew coffee in space

Siyi Chen
By Siyi Chen

Video Journalist

We all take our daily caffeine fix for granted, but if you live in outer space, brewing that cup of joe in a zero-gravity environment creates a whole other level of complexity.  As you’ll see in the video above, Tim Peake, the British astronaut who’s currently living in the International Space Station, has his coffee routine down.

And no, it’s probably not as good as the real thing.