In the mission control center held a press conference with the current crew of the International space station. Astronauts confirmed the information that on Board the ISS was delivered alcohol.
The astronauts spoke with reporters right from a space ship, answering all their questions. Did not remain without attention and information about what to ISS a crew of displaced alcohol.
The question on this matter, citizen of Russia Sergey Volkov said that no alcohol of the crew there, because it is prohibited by the regulations of space flights. But a Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui still confessed that alcohol on Board is actually available, informs LifeNews.
It was discovered that the whisky was brought to the station on the initiative of the Japanese side for research purposes only. The fact that one alcoholic firm Japan has ordered a study of the behavior of alcohol in microgravity. Now the manufacturers have to figure out is there a difference between the maturation of alcoholic beverages in space and terrestrial conditions. This experiment will continue for another year.
Earlier it became known that on Board the ISS moved 5 types of alcoholic drinks famous Japanese company specializing in the production of whiskey. Delivered supplies to the ISS weighs about 4.5 tons.
Now the crew of the ISS is 9 astronauts from 5 States. September 12, 3 of them will return home with ISS is the Dane Andreas Mogensen, Aidyn Aimbetov and resident of Russia Gennady Padalka.
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