LONDON — When American space research company NanoRacks got in touch with a Scottish distillery four years ago, they came with an offer that couldn’t be refused — sending their whisky into space.

The experiment sent vials of Ardbeg Distillery whisky into space for nearly three years, mimicking whisky maturation to find out the effects of micro-gravity on distillation compared to distillation on Earth. The whisky was housed on the International Space Station, which it reached on board a Soyuz rocket launched from Kazakhstan. Read more…

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