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Is It Time to Lift Alcohol Ban in Space?


Offbeat  (tags: space exploration, alcohol, astronauts )

Freya
- 313 days ago - space-travel.com
Russians were not only the first to travel to space. They were also the first to secretly carry a bottle of brandy aboard a spaceship, while researchers were still uncertain as to whether to include alcohol into cosmonauts' menu.



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Kit B. (276)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 7:37 pm

I suppose a small bit of alcohol would be okay, but any large amounts could be a disaster. The article states that some amounts may ease the stress, that is not exactly a medical reason to use the alcohol and I fear the consequences might be less than productive.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:20 pm
Talk about being in dry dock. Interesting. I imagine a teeny tiny bit could be permitted for special occasions.
 
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