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Russia to Outdo NASA With ‘Space Toilet’

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 11:26 PM

Russia to Outdo NASA With ‘Space Toilet’


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti) – A new Russian spaceship for trips to the moon or the International Space Station will have at least one crucial advantage over its American rival – a toilet, one of the craft’s developers said Friday.

“I don’t think I need to elaborate on how a waste-collection system is much more comfortable than the diapers that astronauts aboard the [US spacecraft] Orion will have to use,” said Vladimir Pirozhkov of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, which is involved in the development of the Russian ship.

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