This Is What Astronauts Use To Poop In Space

This Is What Astronauts Use to Poop in Space (Ew. Awesome. ...Ew.)

So our dear friend Commander Chris Hadfield shared a horrifying piece of trivia this morning: Soyuz astronauts get two enemas before launch, which is a little uncomfortable but necessary, because, uh, Soyuz restroom looks like this.

The "human interface" part is on the left, and all that brown tubing coming from it is illustrative in a highly regrettable around lunchtime sort of way. Space! The final frontier like on Oregon Trail where dysentery is terrifying. [Facebook]

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