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ESA Spacecraft magnetic valve used to fill drinks

PostPosted: Thu 29 Apr 2021 22:34
by southwestforests
Aha! I KNEW spaceflight would eventually lead to something which had actual real-world real-life usefulness!
:D
A precision magnetic valve originally designed to help steer a lander down to a comet has found a surprise terrestrial use through ESA’s Technology Transfer and Patent Office: adding flavours to beverages within a few thousandths of a second per each can or bottle.


https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Space_Engineering_Technology/Spacecraft_magnetic_valve_used_to_fill_drinks