The International Space Station is getting a new toilet this year

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To clarify, it’s an additional toilet. There will now be 2 on the US segment. Yay.


There is at least one Howard Wolowitz upvoting the post.


*But the apparatus has its flaws. It can be clunky to use, particularly for women, and it is “sensitive to crew alignment on the seat,” sometimes resulting in messes, according to that review.* Space equivalent of leaving the toilet seat up.


I know how it works, but I still don’t know how it is cleaned.


TIL Astronauts have a livefeed of their butthole while they are on the toilet. The wonders of technology