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06-07-2008, 03:56 AM
Space Station Toilet Is Working Again

The troublesome toilet aboard the International Space Station appears to be working again, thanks to a replacement pump taken to the station by the shuttle Discovery. “The toilet appears to have been repaired,” said Rob Navias, the commentator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s video channel on the Web, NASA TV (www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/). The single toilet aboard the station has separate systems for dealing with solid and liquid waste, and the systems are designed to work without the help of gravity. The solid waste system was operating properly, but the liquid system, which uses air flow to direct urine and...


06-07-2008, 10:24 AM
I really don't give two sh... Oh, sorry.

06-07-2008, 11:58 AM
I really don't give two sh... Oh, sorry.If you had a bad case of Montizumas revenge from some of those squeeze tubes they feed you in space you would be most grateful for the fix !I am curious ,how do they vent the fumes from the solid waste into the Vacuum of Space ?