Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP
Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP

Nasa tests new US$23 million titanium space toilet designed with women astronauts in mind

  • Device will see use on International Space Station before eventually being sent on moon mission
  • Additional facilities needed as SpaceX and eventually Boeing send more crews into orbit

Topic |   Space
Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP
Astronaut Kate Rubins (centre) and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston in June. Photo: Nasa via AP
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