Space Straw

Presenting: The Space Straw. This is a straw that astronauts could use to quickly and efficiently clean up any spills aboard a long-term spacecraft. With a wide end, the astronauts need simply to suck up the free-floating food-related liquid. If they kept this handy tool nearby where they eat and drink, any spills could be cleaned up instantly. Even a minor spill can turn dangerous in space, with delicate electronics covering large portions of spacecraft. This straw, printable with the ABS plastic currently used aboard the International Space Station, will be there to help clean every spill. The best part is, they get to finish their spilled drink while doing so!

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