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Death Wish Coffee Returning To International Space Station


Death Wish Coffee, a company based in Round Lake, is returning to the International Space Station as part of a science experiment conducted by California students,  according to the company.

Students from Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School will test whether black coffee kills a type of bacteria found in everyday plaque on teeth in microgravity in the same way it does on Earth.

Last year, Death Wish Coffee went to the Space Station aboard Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket with the Dragon Capsule that also contained science experiments, care packages and supplies. The coffee, packaged by NASA in astronaut drink pouches, was designed to maintain the coffee’s flavor, texture and potency.

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