Where do astronauts use the restroom?
I was watching the news the other day when they broadcasted that the shuttle was getting ready to return to earth. As Iwas watching the astronauts, I wondered: "How do they go to the restroom?" I know that question sounds ridiculous, but it is worth answering.
Asked By: Mary C - 7/17/2006
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They are "self contained"....part of the reason they are "wisked away" upon landing and then reappear all clean shaven and in NASA street type clothes... More
Answered By: Capt - 7/17/2006
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in their suits, not sure exactly how.. but they really do.
Answered By: Peter V - 7/17/2006
They have special compartments in their spacesuits that allow them to go whenever they need to. They are also continually hooked up to medical monitors that feed back to earth how they are doing.
Answered By: curiositycat - 7/17/2006
they got to have a restroom on board with some kind of gravitational device to keep it down
Answered By: DIRKDIGGLER - 7/17/2006
The toilets are specially equipped with vacuum suction. It even has a brace to put on your shoulders to hold you down on the toilet... EDIT:: it isn't the suits you idiots...
Answered By: trancevanbuuren - 7/17/2006
There is a vacuum port that they sit on like a toilet for #2 and ladies. It pulls air from the sides down into a large hole and pulls all the other goods with it. It's pretty funny actually. Guys hook up to a hose with a light vacuum on it for #1.
Answered By: Brian L - 7/17/2006
And then they throw all that sh** to the space
Answered By: Mariobros - 7/17/2006
If you watched the movie "Apollo 13" you would know the answer. They go into a vacuum tube, and it is vented out the side of the spacecraft in outer space (or stored in a bag or tank for later disposal on Earth... More
Answered By: Randy G - 7/17/2006
they roll the window down and piss out it
Answered By: kingjoker421 - 7/21/2006
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