Going to the bathroom in space, step by horrifying step

by JGordon on May. 17th, 2010

I'd say "In case you were wondering exactly how astronauts go to the bathroom in space," except... of course you were wondering that. Thankfully, there's this video to walk you though it, from the alignment camera on the practice toilet, to the thigh restraints and the frightening, hissing pipes of the real thing.

PS—And what about those "Apollo fecal bags"? How come those weren't in Apollo 13 (the movie, not the mission)?

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Joe says:

Men should not dock to the funnel.

posted on Thu, 05/20/2010 - 10:07am

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