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Wanna float in space with a whisky in hand?

Scotch distiller Ballantine's looks at the future, financing development of a glass for a zero-gravity environment

BOOZING IN ORBIT: An artist's rendering provided by the Open Space Agency of the pieces of Ballantine's space whisky glass.

New York

WHEN space tourism finally takes off and the rich and famous head off for a holiday in orbit as easily as on the Riviera, they may want to sip something stronger than Tang as they gaze down at Earth.

Something like whisky, perhaps?

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