NASA’s New Solutions for Problems 1 and 2

When you’ve gotta’ go you’ve gotta’ go. But what if you’re on a space walk when nature calls?
“Spaceflight is not always glamorous,” said NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio in a video released on the HeroX crowdsourcing site in October which introduced NASA’s Space Poop Challenge—yup, space poop.
The goal for participants, aside from winning up to $30,000 in prizes, was to design an in-suit waste management system that could safely move urine, menstrual fluid and fecal matter away from th

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