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"I kind of take it for granted that our great-grandchildren will regard us as a sort of precursor species. That they won't think of us as human and if we could see them, we probably wouldn't think of them as human either."
- William Gibson

Water Bulb  
  A zero-g way to enjoy water.  

I held up my bulb of water and my ration box. The seal had clearly been tampered with on both containers, and visibly there was water missing.
From The Space Merchants, by Frederik Pohl (w/CM Kornbluth).
Published by St. Martin's Press in 1952
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Pretty good suggestion - pre-NASA.

Compare to the drinking bulb from Larry Niven's Known Space.

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