Thursday, October 20, 2011

Ken's Space Pepsi

Recently Ken tweeted this oddity:
This odd Pepsi whipped cream can was actually designed to be used in space. Take a look at the back of the can:
The people at Precision Valve were in charge of making sure that astronauts could enjoy their fizzy soft drinks as they hit golf balls on the moon and punched aliens in the face (everything I know about the space program I learned from the film Independence Day... which wasn't even about the space program.) Here is a tiny little scan of a trade ad for the soda:
In addition to Pepsi, Coke made a space cola. Both are on display in a museum somewhere. See proof below:
Of course, this was all for show. As we know astronauts just drink regular Pepsi from bottles:

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