How Do Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space?

May 5, 2011 by
Filed under: Science 
It is a common question people have about astronauts. There must be complications at zero gravity when it involves this highly personal activity that everyone, even those in the highest ranks of power, must do, the act of visiting the John, as we have nicknamed the necessary room, named after inventor of the flushable toilet was named Sir John Harrington.
According to a Time magazine article, going to the bathroom in space, involves a complicated invention known as “WCS” or “waste collection system.”
To learn more visit Time magazine  online.


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