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Hyperglycaemic concoction to celebrate playmonaut antics

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The time has come for you, our beloved readers, to name the diabetic-busting PARIS cocktail lovingly concocted in honour of our space plane triumph.

Those of you with nerves and livers of steel can find details of how to rustle up your very own hyperglycaemic brew right here, and here's our heroic Playmonaut enjoying the end result:

Our heroic Playmonaut atop the PARIS cocktail

Before getting down to the vote, a couple of notes. First up, we had to reject the magnificent "Knickerdropper Glory" because this sadly already exists.

Ditto the "Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster". Not a real drink, to be sure, but there are several terrestrial versions out there.

Secondly, if you vote for "PARIS", you can take your choice between "PARIS - Alcohol, Recumbent In Sugar" or "PARIS Alcoholic Refreshment Is Sweet", according to personal recursive taste.

Right, let's name that cocktail...

Blue Horizon
Event Horizon
Frozen Playmonaut
Globopolitan
Heiress of the Dog
HILTON (High-Impact Liquid Tonic Of 'Nauts)
Hypoglidescenic
Insulin Override
Low Earth Orbit
Major Tom Collins
Moomin Mixer
One Flight in PARIS
PARIS
Pariscope
Paris Hilton High Dive
Plastered of Paris
The Right Stuff
17 Mile Skydive
Stratospheric Parisian
Trop-os-Fear
Wild Blue Paris
The Wrong Stuff

Additional PARIS resources

  • New to PARIS? We have a basic mission summary here (pdf).
  • Our dedicated PARIS section, with all previous updates, is right here.
  • You can find our release, pursuit and recovery photos here...
  • ...and our onboard camera photo album here.
  • Our Flickr page, for your viewing pleasure.
  • Check out our lovely YouTube channel.

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