Nasa astronaut Peggy Whitson floats inside the Columbus module aboard the International Space Station. She detailed the tricky and sometimes unpleasant process of using the bathroom in space. Photo: EPA

Packing poop with her hand: Nasa astronaut reveals the not so glamorous process of using a space toilet

There are accidents, and free-floating poop has been a hazard of space travel since the days of the moon landings

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Nasa astronaut Peggy Whitson floats inside the Columbus module aboard the International Space Station. She detailed the tricky and sometimes unpleasant process of using the bathroom in space. Photo: EPA
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