Common questions

Can astronauts have alcohol in space?

Can astronauts have alcohol in space?

Officially, drinking alcohol is prohibited on the International Space Station (ISS) because its main ingredient, ethanol, is a volatile compound that could damage the station’s delicate equipment. But it can also cause problems when going to the bathroom.

Can you bring alcohol in a checked bag under 21 international?

You are not permitted to be in possession of alcohol when you are under 21. This includes when you are smuggling it inside your checked luggage. Of course, the people who are checking inside the checked luggage are not checking your age at the same time that they search your bag.

Is there a limit on how much alcohol you can take on a plane?

For checked bags, there is no limit! I wish this was true when I was in college. Alcohol between 24% – 70% ABV (48 – 140 proof): For carry-on, same rules apply as above. You are limited to containers of 3.4oz or less that fit in your quart-sized bag. For checked bags you are limited to five liters per passenger.

Are there restrictions on how much alcohol you can bring into a state?

State laws and regulations vary widely from state to state, and may be more restrictive than federal regulations. States often have restrictions on the amount of alcohol that can be brought in that applies only to the residence of that State.

Can you bring a case of alcohol into the US?

A case of alcohol is an example of the amount that’s generally allowed, but it’s not a hard-and-fast rule, and state laws may permit less. You can verify the amount of alcohol allowed with your state’s Alcohol Beverage Control board. Alcohol must be properly labeled, depending on type.

Can you bring back a bottle of alcohol from abroad?

If you know you’re going to want to bring back a bottle, or a few, you can save money by planning ahead. First, keep in mind that buying a suitcase while you’re abroad isn’t ideal.

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