• According to the company, one of the whiskies it's sending up is a 21-year-old single malt.
  • The flimsy scientific excuse for the "experiment" is that "research shown that whisky aged in an environment with little temperature change, convection of fluids and shaking tends to be become mellower," so the thinking goes that a zero gravity environment might have similar impact on the flavor.
  • Some of the samples will spend a year in space and other two years. They go up on April 16, and the company is reportedly paying over $10,000 per pound for the privilege to send up cargo to the International Space Station.

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