Alcohol should be on International Space Station, Cosmonaut Says

Russian cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov says that beverage alcohol should be available on the International Space Station because it helps reduce stress and enhances job performance.

The cosmonaut suggested the availability of moderate amounts of wine or distilled spirits such as cognac each day to improve psychological well being and work in the Space Station.


  • Russian cosmonaut says alcohol should be allowed on ISS. RIA-Novosti news agency and MosNews, April 27, 2005.

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