Quick Answer: Can You Drink Alcohol In Space?

What happens if you drink in space?

In micro-gravity, the light gas bubbles won’t rush to the top of the liquid and escape.

They will stay within the liquid.

This means the astronaut will consume significantly more gas drinking a soda in space than one would drinking a soda on the ground..

Has anyone drank a beer in space?

REUTERS/Danny Moloshok NASA has a strict no alcohol policy for its astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). But it wasn’t always that way. From Russian cognac to American beer, a surprising amount of alcohol has traveled into microgravity.

What can you drink in space?

Available drinks include coffee, tea, orange juice, fruit punches and lemonade. As on Earth, space food comes in disposable packages. Astronauts must throw their packages away when they have finished eating.

Can astronauts have alcohol in space?

“Alcohol is not permitted onboard the International Space Station for consumption,” says Daniel G Huot, spokesperson for Nasa’s Johnson Space Center. “Use of alcohol and other volatile compounds are controlled on ISS due to impacts their compounds can have on the station’s water recovery system.”