Samantha Cristoforetti, the first Italian woman astronaut, taking off to a Spacial Mission soon

The first 3D-printed pizza, a spinach pizza, and a coffee machine, while in orbit around Earth. Some time soon, astronauts will be able to take components for food during their space missions.This is what one of the new things introduced during the opening of the Maker Faire in Rome. A very important day for Italy, that introduced its first woman astronaut in orbit to the public. Samantha Cristoforetti, who will take off in November, will be also the first person to bring not only the Tricolore flag, but also coffee during her Space Exploration.

Italian Astronaut Cristoforetti

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