What Is This?

I will give you two tips: There are two, and one is for the ladies.

The first one is a prototype of a toilet for female cosmonauts. It was flown for the first time in the Vostok 6 spacecraft. The second one is a space toilet that went to orbit in the Soyuz 3.

I know. They look scary, unlike today's top-of-the-line NASA toilets. But then again, this was the Soviet Union's space program, where many cosmonauts died for engineering and manufacturing problems—and nobody ever knew about them. [Discovery]

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