Oct 06, 2015


Space beer

Russian scientists create non-alcoholic brew for cosmonauts

June 28, 2002 - The Russian Academy of (Agricultural) Science is developing a non-alcoholic beer for Russia's cosmonauts to drink in space. It is specially adapted with added vitamins and minerals.


The non-alcoholic beer was originally created for rescue workers who wanted a drink that would not impair their performance. The science academy is revising the recipe with the idea that it will also to cheer up the cosmonauts.

The scientists say beer is the ideal refreshment, and it alleviates stress even when it does not contain alcohol. They are adding herbs and vitamins to the beer to make it healthier.

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