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All toilets at ISS Break Down, astronauts forced to use 'diapers'
Space Daily ^ | 11/28/2019

Posted on 12/01/2019 10:04:45 AM PST by BenLurkin

There are two toilets at the ISS, both Russian-made - one in the US module and another one in the Russian one.

According to ISS commander Luca Parmitano, the toilet in the US section constantly signals that it is not working, while the one in the Russian module is filled to the maximum.

(Excerpt) Read more at spacedaily.com ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: elonmusk; falcon9; falconheavy; iss; lucaparmitano; spacex
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1 posted on 12/01/2019 10:04:45 AM PST by BenLurkin
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Lisa Nowak can relate.


2 posted on 12/01/2019 10:05:42 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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3 posted on 12/01/2019 10:07:08 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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The Wolowitz Zero-Gravity Waste Disposal System


4 posted on 12/01/2019 10:08:01 AM PST by seowulf
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Union plumbers did the install, no doubt!

The service charges will be out of this world!


5 posted on 12/01/2019 10:08:05 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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Must be The Wolowitz Zero-Gravity Waste Disposal System.


6 posted on 12/01/2019 10:08:06 AM PST by I want the USA back (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. Orwell.)
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Walowitz special......


7 posted on 12/01/2019 10:08:37 AM PST by misanthrope (Deranged, sinister, deplorable troll)
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It's good not to be an astronaut.


8 posted on 12/01/2019 10:09:30 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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I thought they could jettison into space. Tom Swift would have thought of that, I'm sure.


9 posted on 12/01/2019 10:10:11 AM PST by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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I hate being 220 miles above earth and having no place to go.


10 posted on 12/01/2019 10:10:46 AM PST by DannyTN
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“...the one in the Russian module is filled to the maximum.”

THIS RIDE’S CLOSED!


11 posted on 12/01/2019 10:11:20 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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12 posted on 12/01/2019 10:11:25 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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Paging Howard Wolowitz.


13 posted on 12/01/2019 10:13:10 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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Remember Intergalactic Laxative?
14 posted on 12/01/2019 10:13:27 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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15 posted on 12/01/2019 10:13:31 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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Do the toilets have some suction mechanism, for zero gravity conditions? And as another here noted, don’t they dump into space? Or is that not allowed for environmental reasons?


16 posted on 12/01/2019 10:13:56 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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Crap! That’s gotta be a downer.


17 posted on 12/01/2019 10:15:01 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda�Divide and conquer seems to be working.?)
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This sounds really crappy!


18 posted on 12/01/2019 10:15:43 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Nanzi Pelosi Thinks/Says Americans Are Too STUPID To Elect Their President! Time for #DCEXIT!)
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19 posted on 12/01/2019 10:16:07 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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“What’s as big as a house, burns 20 liters of fuel every hour, puts out a shit-load of smoke and noise, and cuts an apple into three pieces? A Soviet machine made to cut apples into four pieces!”


20 posted on 12/01/2019 10:18:09 AM PST by Trump.Deplorable
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