Sponsorship Opportunities Open for Historic Space Beer Flight

ASTRONAUT4HIRE PRESS RELEASE

For a limited time, Astronauts4Hire is offering a Sponsorship Special leading up to its inaugural mission testing the world’s first beer brewed specifically for drinking in space. During this promotion, sponsors contributing $1,000 or more will receive a shoulder logo on the flight suit worn by the Astronaut4Hire researcher during the historic flight. Sponsors of $5,000 or more will receive a logo on the chest of the flight suit and mention in all future press releases regarding the flight. With the high level of media attention expected, sponsors will gain extensive exposure to national and international audiences.

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Cheers: Astronauts4Hire to Sample First Space Beers

ASTRONAUTS4HIRE PRESS RELEASE

Astronauts4Hire’s inaugural mission as a contracted flight researcher will be testing the world’s first beer to be certified for drinking in space. The beer, produced as a joint venture between Saber Astronautics Australia and the 4-Pines Brewing Company (under the name Vostok Pty Ltd), is a recipe designed for easy drinking in both in microgravity and on Earth. It is intended to meet anticipated demand from the nascent space tourism market. (more…)

Australian Researcher Focuses on What’s Really Important in Space: Beer

The Hunt for Beer in Space
Australian Broadcasting Company

James Cook University’s Centre for Astronomy director, Dr Andrew Walsh, combines his two passions – beer brewing and space study – to bring his science “down to earth”.

His research involves identifying different substances, molecules and chemicals in space and in doing that has he discovered many of the chemical ingredients in beer are out there.

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Mmmmm….Space Beer….

Japanese brewery testing ‘space beer’
Associated Press

Japanese beer-lovers can anticipate an out-of-this-world brew: suds made with barley descended from grains that traveled in outer space. The “space beer,” to be test-brewed by Sapporo Breweries Ltd., will come in a pilot edition of 100 bottles to be ready in November, said company spokeswoman Momoko Matsumura.

The beer will be made with barley — to be harvested this weekend — descended from seeds that spent five months in 2006 aboard the International Space Station.