…and you want to comport yourself with the grace and dignity expected of a well-bred astronaut. What do you do?
Astronaut Don Pettit has the answers.
“The image of an insect sucking the juices from some lower insect may come to mind, but in space it is considered impolite to give voice to such imagery.”
“Zero-g cups, unlike bags with straws, are better for social rituals like toasting, and will bring a smile to the faces of your guests.”
“In space, catching food in your mouth is considered polite. Opening wide and making a clean catch will most always bring cheers from your guests. In one impressive gulp, you can leave them with the image of some sea creature inhaling another.”
Read his entire blog at NASA and understand why I have a little crush on him.