CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts headed to Kennedy Space Center on Sunday for SpaceX’s second crew launch, coming up next weekend. For NASA, it marks the long-awaited start of regular crew rotations at the International Space Station, with private companies providing the lifts. There will be double […]
NASA just picked a winner in its space-toilet competition. The $20,000 prize awards the best ‘lunar loo’ for moon-bound astronauts.
© NASA/Dave Mosher Left: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Aki Hoshide performs maintenance on the toilet in the Tranquility node of the International Space Station. Right: A space shuttle toilet simulator. NASA/Dave Mosher Before NASA can fly astronauts to the moon, it must design a toilet for the crew. The […]